Report: Nacogdoches man smothered grandmother with pillow

Kevin Lunsford (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)
Kevin Lunsford (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a Nacogdoches man accused of smothering his grandmother with a pillow Friday afternoon.

Kevin Dale Lunsford, 28, is charged with third-degree injury to an elderly and misdemeanor A interference with an emergency call.

According to the report, deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Murphy Lane at 12:48 p.m.

A grandmother told deputies that Lunsford, who is her grandson, became upset and began arguing with her. He then used a pillow in a smothering-type mamer and caused injuries to her face. He then "disrupted the telephone lines," according to the report.

The woman suffered minor injuries and Lunsford was placed under arrest.

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