UPDATE: Investigation into fatal stabbing at party continues

By Courtney Lane - bio | email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The Texas Rangers have now joined the investigation of a fatal stabbing at the home of an off-duty sheriff's deputy.

As we have been reporting, this man, Joshua Barnes, 22, is charged with killing James Brandon Lee early Sunday at Deputy Terry Lindsey's home. Deputy Lindsey was off-duty at the time.

Texas Rangers are investigating allegations that Deputy Lindsey beat Barnes after the stabbing.

Barnes was arraigned in court Monday morning.

We are told there was a small party at Deputy Lindsey's home and Barnes and Lee had been fighting before the stabbing.

Sheriff's officials are not commenting further right now, as it is all being investigated.

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