On May 24 th , 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.
Sheriff Randy Meeks