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Police investigating murder in south Abilene, suspect arrested

By Jamie Burch, Nick Bradshaw and Scott Martin/KTXS News

ABILENE, Texas - Abilene police are investigating a murder at a southside home.

Police were called around 5:15 a.m. Saturday about an injured person in the 2100 block of Jeanette Street. When they arrived, they found the body of a 53-year-old black male. There was another man inside the home, 49-year-old Larry White.

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Police say White got into a fight with the victim during which the victim sustained “fatal injuries.”

White has been charged with murder. He's being held at the Taylor County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. His body has been transported to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.



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