Man arrested for capital murder in deaths of Bogata mother and son

BOGATA, Tex. (KXII) - A man is in jail for capital murder for the deaths of a Bogata woman and her 10-year-old son.

Bogata police arrested Jonathon Fulton Smith for the August 2018 murders of Jessica and Chevy Walling.

Police evidence led to a warrant for the 37-year-old's arrest after an 18-month long investigation.

Police said both people were home when their house caught fire.

They said Jessica died of smoke inhalation and Chevy was found inside the bathtub with the water running.

Smith is in the Red River County Jail on a $1.5 million bond.