Man charged with murder after woman found dead in Sabine County

Man charged with murder after woman found dead in Sabine County
Matthew Edgar (Source: Sabine County Sheriff's Office)

SABINE COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - A man is in jail charged with murder after a woman was found dead with a gunshot wound Saturday.

According to the Sabine County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call around 6 a.m. Saturday on FM 83, about two and a half miles east of Hemphill. The sheriff’s office said the victim, 19-year-old Livye Lewis, was found with a gunshot wound in the neck. She was taken to a medical examiner in Tyler.

Matthew Edgar was arrested and charged with murder. He is being held in Sabine County.

The case remains under investigation.

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