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