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ETX man arrested for allegedly murdering brother

ETX man arrested for allegedly murdering brother
Rusk County Sheriff's Office

POSTED: Monday, June 10, 2013 - 4:07pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 4:57pm

A Rusk County man has been arrested for the murder of his brother.

Brian Jerome Townsend, 24, of Mt. Enterprise was arrested for murdering his brother, Alonzo Lewis, 32.

On Monday morning the Rusk County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 15000 Block of County Road 3167 in Mt. Enterprise.

According to the officials, two men, later found to be brothers were involved in an altercation which later left one of the men dead.

Townsend was taken to the Rusk County Jail on first degree murder charges.

With the assistance of the Rusk County District Attorney’s Office and Texas Rangersn this nvestigation is on-going.

Townsend bond has been set in the amount of $500,000.00

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