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Two indicted in connection to shoe string murder

Brian Tucker and Sarilu Mettlin. Photo Source: Hopkins County Jail. Brian Tucker and Sarilu Mettlin. Photo Source: Hopkins County Jail.

SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX (KLTV) - Murder indictments are handed down against two people, accused of strangling a man with shoe laces.

43-year-old "Brian Allen Tucker" and 49-year-old "Sarilu Mettlen" are charged with capital murder in the death of 63-year-old Bobby Riley back in may near Sulphur Springs.

Authorities say the pair strangled Riley with shoe-laces and stole his musical instruments.

In this surveillance video, police say you can see tucker pawning riley's guitar and amplifier, which he reportedly only received fifty dollars for.


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