Texas man accused of murdering his parents captured in Tennessee after he’s stopped in dead stepfather’s truck

double homicide suspect
Source: Medina County Sheriff’s Office; UNSPLASH

Mar. 7 2022, Published 1:23 p.m. ET

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A Texas man was apprehended in Tennessee in connection to the double homicide of his mother and stepfather, authorities said.

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Deputies from the Medina County Sheriff’s Office in Texas found the couple dead when they were called to do a wellbeing check at their home on the morning of March 1.

Investigators identified the couple's son, Jeffery Omarah, as a suspect in the murders and issued a warrant for his arrest, KSAT reported.

Omarah was taken into custody and questioned after police in Lenden, Tennessee, spotted him driving his stepfather’s truck.

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Police did not say what the possible motive was in the killings, or what led them to identify Omarah as a suspect.

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He was arrested and later booked into the Medina County jail on a capital murder charge.

double homicide suspect
Source: Medina County Sheriff’s Office; UNSPLASH

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