Two wanted for questioning in Lamar Co. double homicide captured

James and Carylon Elrod
James and Carylon Elrod(Lamar Co. Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 27, 2021 at 10:44 AM CDT
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Posted by Lamar County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

PARIS, Texas (KXII) - Two people wanted for questioning after a man and woman were found dead at a northwest Lamar County residence Monday have been arrested, deputies said Thursday.

According to the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, James Henry Elrod, III, 44, and Carylon Lynell Elrod, 39, are persons of interest in the case, which is being investigated by the sheriff’s office and the Texas Rangers as a homicide.

Both have been identified as persons of interest and have outstanding warrants for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The names of the man and woman found dead have not been released, pending notification of family members.

No other details have been released. The sheriff’s office says the investigation is ongoing and more details will be released at a later date.

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