Texas Murder Suspect Captured In Murfreesboro

Posted: 9:47 AM, Apr 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-09 10:47:43-04
Texas Murder Suspect Captured In Murfreesboro

A fugitive wanted on capital murder charges in Texas was arrested over the weekend in Murfreesboro.

Rutherford County officials said Paige Terrell Lawyer was taken into custody around 7 p.m. Sunday on Butterfly Bend. U.S. Marshals, Rutherford County sheriff’s officials and Murfreesboro police were all involved in the operation.  

According to the CBS affiliate in Dallas , he was identified as a suspect in the double murder of a mother and daughter.

Lawyer has been charged with being a fugitive from justice and is being held without bond at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.

A court date was set for Thursday. He’s expected to be extradited back to Texas.