Victims Identified In Tatum Murder

A Rusk County man is in critical condition after he and his common-law wife were brutally beaten with a metal club. 49-year old James Dixon is on life support at Good Shepherd Medical Center. 56 year old Celeste Fowler died from her injuries. The couple was found in a home on FM 2658, west of Tatum.

The couples' neighbor, 27-year old Jimmy Lynn Peace Junior, is in the Rusk County Jail, charged with murder and aggravated assault. The motive in the attacks has not been released.