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5/7/2007-Near Lake Winnsboro

East Texas Teen Found Murdered In Her Home; Police Need Your Help

Wood County Authorities found the body of 19-year-old Brittany McGlone inside a home near Lake Winnsborro Friday afternoon.

The Sheriff's Department says the young girl was assaulted and then murdered. They said Brittany McGlone died from massive head trauma.

Authorities say her boyfriend, who lived at the house, was the first person to find Brittany.

Investigators say the murder happened at the home in the 200 Block of County Road 4837 sometime between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Authorities are hoping someone will come forward. If they saw something suspicious.

"At this time there are some suspects that were looking at real strong, but we are just having to do the investigation on them at this time,"  said Sheriff Dwaine Daugherty, Wood County. "I'm asking the public for any information they can give. Call Lieutenant Tucker in Criminal Investigation if they see a vehicle or anything in this area to please call us."

The Wood County Sheriff's Department can be reached at (903) 763-2201.

Brittany's family did not wish to speak. They say, authorities have asked them to remain quiet, since the investigation is ongoing .

The Wood County Sheriff's Department said when the person who's responsible is arrested, he or she faces capital murder charges.

Danielle Capper, Reporting. dcapper@kltv.com


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