Texas prison guard accused of killing brother, 19

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) - A 22-year-old Texas prison guard is charged with murder over the shooting death of his teenage brother
during an apparent argument.

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office said Justin Gregory Raner (RAY'-ner) of Bullard was jailed Tuesday on $1 million bail.

Sgt. Amber Rogers told The Associated Press that she had no information on an attorney for Raner.

The body of 19-year-old Jeremy Neal Raner was discovered Saturday, in a hayfield, by his stepfather. Deputies interviewed Justin Ranger on Sunday.

Rogers declined to release details on why the brothers had argued.

Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark told AP that Justin Raner had been a correctional officer at the Hodge Unit in Rusk since June 2008. Clark says Raner's employment status is pending the outcome of the investigation.


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