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Two suspects being questioned in connection to quadruple homicide in Texas

Source: MEGA, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

Jul. 21 2021, Published 12:45 p.m. ET

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Police are investigating what appears to be a quadruple homicide in Cherokee County, Texas.

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Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call around 8 a.m. July 20 when a body was found in a driveway, according to KLTV.

Three more victims were found in a mobile home behind the main residence on the property, KLTV reported.

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KLTV reported that police believe all four victims died from gunshot wounds. They have been identified as an 18-year-old man, a 47-year-old man, a 45-year-old woman and an unknown man.

Their names have not been released.

As of the evening on July 20, Sheriff Brent Dickson said two suspects had been detained for questioning in connection to the homicides, KLTV reported.

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Around 2 p.m. July 21, the sheriff’s office released photos of a vehicle of interest, a 2017 Dodge Challenger with a license plate number LTY9935.

The Dodge Challenger that was seen leaving the scene has been located abandoned in Jacksonville, Texas, according to Dickson.

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In a press conference, Dickson said the car was stolen and belonged to one of the victims, KLTV reported.

The discovery of the car was unrelated to the suspects currently being held for questioning, according to KLTV.

“He killed four people so we’re going to call him armed and dangerous,” Dickson said during a press conference as he described the suspect with the car.


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