Officials identify victim, suspect in Saturday murder investigation in Sulphur Springs

Officials identify victim, suspect in Saturday murder investigation in Sulphur Springs
Aaron Tyler Crum (Source: Hopkins County Jail)

SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX (KLTV) - Officials in Hopkins County have identified the suspect and victim in an early Saturday morning murder.

Aaron Tyler Crum, 26, of Sulphur Springs has been charged with murder.

According to Sulphur Springs police, authorities responded at around 4:30 a.m. to the 500 block of Pampa Street in Sulphur Springs in regards to a shooting incident at a home. When police arrived at the scene, they had learned that Joshua Paul Cowling, 38, of Sulphur Springs was shot and killed during an altercation.

Sulphur Springs police say Crum was still at the scene when authorities arrived, and he was arrested at the location.

Crum was booked into to the Hopkins County Jail, where he is being held on a $1 million bond.

The case remains under investigation at this time, according to Sulphur Springs police.

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