Victims of a Brutal Double Murder Found in Texas Home. Cops Say They Were Dead for Days.

Two Bodies Found in Texas Home. Cops Say They Were Dead for Days.
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Aug. 17 2023, Published 12:57 p.m. ET

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A Texas woman who was worried about not being able to contact her loved ones for several days uncovered a gruesome finding inside a Texas residence when she conducted a welfare check on her relatives, according to authorities.

On Aug. 14, the relative went to the home in Lewisville and found the bodies of a Hispanic man and woman, according to the Lewisville Police Department.

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Police said the dead bodies were located in different rooms of the house and had been there for several days.

KDFW spoke with neighbors, who said there was a distinct smell once the garage door to the home was opened.

Neighbor Danny Talbert told KDFW, “You could stand right here. And when the wind blew, you could smell it.”

On the morning of Aug. 16, Lewisville police announced a man has been arrested in connection with the double murder.

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The suspect, whose name is not being released at this time, was arrested without incident and has been charged with capital murder, authorities said.

Officials believe the killings were an isolated incident.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner is still working to determine the cause of death for the victims.


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