Lamar Co. man indicted for murder

By: News 12 staff
By: News 12 staff

LAMAR COUNTY, TX-- A Lamar County man, charged with murdering his father, has been indicted.

33 year old David Scott Powell was arrested in March and charged with murder. Deputies found the body of his father 54 year old David Wayne Powell on a shop floor in the 6500 block of HWY 82.

Sheriff Scott Cass says the senior Powell died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Cass tells us Powell's son had just moved in with him, a few days prior to his death. Powell remains behind bars on a $150,000 bond.

He's set to appear in court next month.


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