KETR Local
10:21 am
Mon August 14, 2006

Suspect, no arrest in Cash double murder

Cash – Hunt County Sheriff's officials say they have a prime suspect in a double murder near Cash earlier this year, but no arrests have been made. Officials say they are certain who is responsible for the crime, but do no have enough evidence to go to trial.

The bodies of Cora Melton McAbee and Brandon Justin Howell were found in McAbee's residence near Cash over two months ago. Both had been killed with a shotgun.

Howell had recently begun his own lawn car business, while McAbee was owner and operator of Cora's Country Caf in Cash. The two had been dating for about a week.