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Fifth suspect in Lufkin shooting murder turns self in

Rafael Orta mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail. Rafael Orta mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

A capital murder suspect at large since February has turned himself into authorities, according to Lufkin Police.

Lt. David Young said Rafael Orta, 19, turned himself in at the Angelina County Jail Wednesday afternoon.

Orta is one of five suspects charged with capital murder in the Feb. 7 shooting death of Robert Darnell Bennett on California Boulevard.

Jesus Everado Vela Jr., 17, of Lufkin, Osvaldo Hernandez-Escamillia, 18, Geraldo Renteria, 18, and Jacob Woodard, 18, are also charged in the death.

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