Around 11:30 Tuesday night, Longview Police responded to the Hidden Hills Apartments on 614 Gilmer Road, in reference to an assault in progress.
According to police reports, the victim, 36 year old Willie Earl Walker of Longview was standing in the parking lot when he was approached by three black males who began to assault him.
After beating the victim for several minutes, the suspects fled on foot. The victim was taken to Longview Regional Medical for treatment. His condition deteriorated and he was later pronounced dead.
The body was removed by Bigham Funeral Home and will be taken to Southeast Texas Forensics Center for the autopsy.
This is Longview's 2nd murder of 2007.
This case remains under investigation.
Due to Tuesday’s icy roads many drivers found themselves in dangerous situations they were either losing control or sliding down inclines.
You may not think about it, until you really need them but this time of year plumbers can become your hero very quickly...
A fire is blazing at a plant on Highway 80 Wednesday evening.
Baby, it’s cold outside, and if sidewalks in downtown Longview could talk, they would say “Brrrr, I haven’t been this cold since 1957.”
After Tuesday's winter storm left several roadways covered in ice, East Texans woke up to much clearer roads this morning.