One person is dead and another injured in a homicide near Tatum. Rusk County Sheriffs Deputies say it happened last night at a home on FM 2658, in the Durgin Community, 5 miles west of Tatum. Investigators say both victims, a 56 year old female and, 49 year old man in the case received "blunt force" trauma. The woman died of her injuries.
The motive in the attacks has not been released, and neither has the identities of the victims. 27-year old Jimmy Lynn Peace, Junior has been arrested and charged with Murder and Aggravated Assault.
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