Possible civil rights violation tied to holiday party stabbing

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The FBI says they are now investigating allegations of a possible civil rights violation against Deputy Terry Lindsey. Christmas weekend, James Brandon Lee was fatally stabbed at a party at the deputy's home.

Joshua Barnes, 22,  has been  arrested and charged with that murder.

We are told Barnes and Lee got into a fight before the stabbing. There are also allegations that Deputy Lindsey beat Barnes after the stabbing took place.

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