Affidavit confirms ID of Rusk County murder victim

Affidavit confirms ID of Rusk County murder victim
Waylon Hunt, 37, was shot in Kilgore. (Source: Facebook)

RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An arrest affidavit released Wednesday provides a few more details in relation to the fatal shooting in Rusk County Sunday night.

The document confirms Marvin Durrell Sanders, 37, of Kilgore, allegedly shot Waylon Hunt at a home on County Road 267. The sheriff's office would not confirm the identity of the victim on Tuesday.

The affidavit states deputies were dispatched to the location at 6:29 p.m. and detained Sanders. It says that Hunt was found lying in the floor of a shop building with a gunshot wound to the head.

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Deputies spoke to Sanders' father, who said his son walked up to Hunt, put a gun to his head and shot him.

Sanders remains in the Rusk County Jail on a $1 million bond.

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