ETX elderly man found dead in home identified, police investigating as homicide
POSTED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 3:26pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 5:08am
Palestine, Texas (KETK) — The Palestine Police Department has identified the body found in a home early Tuesday morning.
The victim is 81-year-old John Jerome Ferles, of Palestine. According to officials, based on the evidence at the scene it is believed that Mr. Ferles' death was due to homicidal violence.
Police have also learned that the vehicle belonging to the victim has been recovered and is being stored at a wrecker facility in East Texas.
Palestine Police are ecpected to go to the facility to view the vehicle and try and identify any possible evidence in the case.