Man dies after stabbing in Diana, suspect arrested

Man dies after stabbing in Diana, suspect arrested
Toby Dillard (Source: Upshur County Jail)

UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A man was killed Sunday after being stabbed in Diana and the suspect is now in custody.

Joseph Regan, 28, was reportedly stabbed during an altercation in the parking lot of the Orange Room game room in the 2300 block of Highway 259 South in Diana around 4 a.m. Regan had gotten into a dispute over money with suspect Toby Glenn Dillard. It escalated and Regan was cut.

Later in the morning, deputies learned of the area in which Dillard was believed to be hiding. Deputies responded to the area of FM 3245 and Hwy. 259. During a walking search of the area, deputies located Dillard hiding under a road bridge near a creek.

Dillard was arrested and transported to Upshur County Jail where he was booked and charged for Murder. His bond has been set at $750,000.

Regan was transported by private vehicle away from the scene but later died at the hospital. His body will be sent off for an autopsy.

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