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Jul 1, 2013 11:12 PM by Mike Manzoni -- mmanzoni@kristv.com

Refugio Co. Man Found Murdered In Backyard

REFUGIO COUNTY -- Authorities continued to search for answers Monday, nearly a week after family members found a man dead in his backyard.

Paul Lopez, 43, was found dead outside his home on Borden Street in Refugio County near Woodsboro Wednesday morning.

Investigators with the Refugio County Sheriff's Department determined Lopez was murdered and died from a gunshot wound.

Authorities did not recover a weapon at the scene, but found some .22 caliber shell casings. At this point, investigators do not have a suspect or a motive.

If you have any information on this case, you are asked to call the Refugio County Sheriff's Department.


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