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06/22/08 - Jasper

Murder Investigation

by Christa Lollis

Investigators could get answers soon in the investigation of a murder in Jasper.   Crime scene evidence was sent to the Houston crime lab on Friday. Police say because it is a murder investigation results should come back soon. The investigation stems from the human remains of Martin Byerly that were found outside of Jasper. Eric Wade Smith is the suspect in the case and he directed authorities to the motel room where the evidence was found.

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