On May 24, 2006, Cora McAbee and Brandon Howell were murdered while they slept
inside her residence located in the 3500 block of Private Road 2174. It has been
confirmed that Cora and Brandon were in a relationship and had been for several
months leading up to the night of their murders.

Over the past 13 years, the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating this case
and following up on leads as they have come in but nothing of evidentiary value was
located and no one has come forward with information pertinent to the case. The Hunt
County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on these murders to call Hunt
County Crime Stoppers at 903-457-2929, you will remain anonymous and eligible for a
reward.

“I firmly believe someone knows who the killer is or has heard something that re-ignite
this investigation. I believe in our citizens and our community and hope that person or
persons will do the right thing and report what they know. I ask that people not discount
any little piece of information because it is all important information. Help us get the
killer off the streets and keep our communities safe.”

Hunt County Crime Stoppers can be contacted at 903-457-2929. You will remain
anonymous.

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