Kilgore police confirm 2 women killed by relative in apartment complex; suspect in custody

Kilgore police confirm 2 women killed by relative in apartment complex

KILGORE, Texas (KLTV) - Two people are dead on Wednesday night after an incident in Kilgore.

A Kilgore police investigator confirmed that two women are deceased in an apartment in the Stone Creek complex. The call came in at around 3 p.m. on Wednesday. At this time, they will not confirm how the women were murdered. They do say that there is a suspect in custody.

A neighbor said that the man taken into custody was a relative of the women; he was referred to as “mentally unstable.”

Officials say that the women lived in neighboring apartments, and one woman had gone into the apartment of the other, which is where they were found. Both of the apartments are being considered a crime scene. Police are at the scene speaking with neighbors who witnessed any of the events.

PUBLIC INFORMATION RELEASE (10/09/2019)- Answering a 911 call shortly before 3:00 p.m., Officers and Detectives...

Posted by Kilgore Police Department on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Crime scene tape is around much of the part of the complex where the women were, as police and crime scene investigators examine the scene.

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