Montague man arrested for Cooke Co. murder

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

GAINESVILLE, TX -- A Montague man is behind bars in Cooke County for capital murder.

Roger Allen Clark, 39, was arrested in connection with the death of 26-year-old Patrick William Fleitman, Jr.

Sheriff Mike Compton says Fleitman was found dead in his yard off of County Road 320, just outside of Gainesville back in February.

Cooke County deputies were assisted in their investigation by the Texas Rangers.

No word whether prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Clark.


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  • by Me Location: NoWhere on Oct 15, 2010 at 12:26 PM
    All I got to say about this is..Why did they lock Rodger up and then let him go??? I'm tired of a murderer being out there. If they had enough evidence to go after him then what in the hell is he doing out?? Also for all of you who think that he should be free then shame on you, Patrick doen't get to walk around this earth anymore, never had a chance to have kids or get married and why? Because of a scum bag who thinks that he can get away with murder. Well all I got to say is that one day you will get caught, everybody does...Whoever has information about this needs to go to the police and stop blogging about it on here I mean what do you really think this is doing? I'm tired of everyone holding it in because their scared of what the person who did this might do to them, well how do you think Patrick felt? Don't you think that he was scared at that moment too? Well if you know anything then please let it be heard stop holding it in, dont you think its been long enough?
  • by Anonymous on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:31 AM
    What is going on with this whole story. Has this guy been charged with murder. did he confess? is there word of a trial or what.let there be justice
  • by don Location: nocona tx. on Apr 4, 2009 at 08:07 PM
    we what to know if he is a kidnaper
  • by TEXASJUSTICE Location: MONTAGUE on Jun 22, 2008 at 07:10 AM
    WHATS WRONG CAT GOT YOUR TONGUE!!!! DEANNA
  • by frank Location: burleson on Jun 21, 2008 at 01:56 PM
    the only thing that needs to be said is Roger is back home where he belongs. To all of you that said hang him when this whole thing started I say to you if he was guilty then why would they let him go? You people can quote the bible all you want but the fact remains that they do not have enough evidence to hold him, because he did NOT do this. To Roger if you see this I for one am glad you are back home where you belong.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 19, 2008 at 07:12 PM
    well maybe you should share it with your father 20-13
  • by DeAnna Location: Fort Worth on Jun 19, 2008 at 11:59 AM
    Webster's Dictionary says a Testament (as in old and new) is a covenant. A covenant means a contract. We are to live by the new testament laws. (Romans 7) As for Leviticus, I have read it several times since your 1st entry of it. I still can not see where that applies to Melinda or any of the personal attacks about her. I can reread Leviticus, I can share it with my family. It will still not have anything to do with Melinda or the fact that she was and is hurting deeply. In all this mess, she is the one I am most concerned for. She does not deserve the criticism that is being doled out to her on her husband's behalf. That is the reason I chose the verses that I did. We should try to help her and comfort her as much as possible. This cannot be easy and then add insults on top of it all. My heart breaks for her. I'm reminded of another verse. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another as God for Christ's sake forgave you. Eph. 4:32
  • by DeAnna Location: Fort Worth on Jun 18, 2008 at 01:58 PM
    For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God Romans 3:23
  • by melinda Location: mike clark ranch on Jun 18, 2008 at 07:47 AM
    SET ROGER FREE AND LOCK TONI UP
  • by Anonymous on Jun 17, 2008 at 06:26 PM
    DeAnna I do belive you need to read LEVITICUS YOU MIGHT WANNA START WITH 20-13 AND SHARE IT WITH YOUR FAMILY!!!!
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