Linden man charged with 2017 Marion County murder

Linden man charged with 2017 Marion County murder
Sandy Duncan (Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office)
Danny Duncan (Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office)
Danny Duncan (Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office)

MARION COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Linden man has been arrested and charged with murder from an incident that occurred in Marion County in 2017.

According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Sandy Ray Duncan, 47, of Linden, was charged with the shooting death of his cousin, Danny Duncan, 44, who also lived in southern Cass County.

Both the suspect and the victim, along with the victim's brother, William Duncan, Jr., were reportedly floating down the Little Cypress River on a frog gigging trip in the early morning hours of May 28th, 2017.

Danny Duncan died due to a single gunshot wound.

This incident was first reported as accidental, and circumstances warranted further investigation, which resulted in Sandy Duncan's indictment by a Marion County Grand Jury.

Sandy Duncan was arrested at his residence in Cass County without incident.

He was transported and booked into the Marion County Jail.

After his arraignment,  Duncan later posted a pre-set bond of $100,000.00 and was released.

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