Gregg County Man Alledgedly Strangled by Girlfriend

Around 10:30 this morning, the Gregg County Sheriff's office was called to a home on 259 North, just inside the county line.

Investigators found a 44 year old man inside who apparently died of strangulation; it appears his girlfriend strangled him to death. Deputies believe a domestic argument got out of hand and a search was soon underway for the mans 34 year old live in girlfriend who fled the scene earlier.

After six hours on the run, the woman was caught in south Longview after she took off in a van with her 12 year old son. The child is safe.

No names have been released and an autopsy has been ordered. The female suspect is scheduled to be arraigned in Longview tomorrow. The 12 year old is in a relative's custody.