Homicide reported in Jones County, suspect identified

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EASTLAND COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — The man accused of killing a Hamlin woman has been booked into jail on a murder charge, according to the Eastland County Jail.

 
Mitchell Glen Butler was arrested in Eastland County, Saturday night, at 11:38 p.m. The Eastland County Jail states he was found on Interstate 20 at mile marker 333.
 
His bond is set at $150,000.
 
On Friday, the Jones County Sheriff’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Butler, suspected of killing a woman Friday afternoon, according to a Jones County Sheriff’s press release.
 
Jones County sheriffs responded to an assault call east of Hamlin Friday afternoon, and arrived finding a victim identified as 66-year-old Alice Brigham, according to the release. EMS transported Brigham to the Hamlin Memorial Hospital where she was laterpronounced dead.
 
Mitchel Glen Butler, 39, was identified as a suspect in the murder, and a warrant had been issued for his arrest, according to the release.
 
Texas Rangers are also assisting in the investigation.
 
Butler has a previous criminal record, last being arrested in 2007 and taken to the Taylor County Jail for several theft and burglary charges.
 
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JONES COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The Jones County Sheriff’s Office have issued an arrest warrant for a man suspected of killing a woman Friday afternoon, according to a Jones County Sheriffs press release. 

Jones County Sheriffs responded to an assault call east of Hamlin Friday afternoon, and arrived finding a victim identified as 66-year-old Alice Brigham, according to the release. EMS transported Brigham to the Hamlin Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. 

Mitchel Glen Butler, 39, has been identified as a suspect in the murder, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest, according to the release. 

Texas Rangers are also assisting in the investigation. 

Butler has a previous criminal record, last being arrested in 2007 and taken to the Taylor County Jail for several theft and burglary charges. 

Anyone with information about the case, or information on Butler’s whereabouts, is asked to call the Jones County Sheriff’s Office at 325-823-3201.

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