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UPDATED: Llano Co. Woman Charged For Man's Murder

Updated: Thursday, September 4 2014, 06:03 PM CDT

UPDATE: Court documents say Kathryn Preston rolled Jose Mario Hernandez' body up in a rug and set fire to it.

Deputies say Preston killed Hernandez by hitting him on the head with a large rock.



A Llano County woman has been charged with murder for the death of man found dead at her home.

The Llano County Sheriff's Office says at around 9:30 a.m. they received a 911 call of an unknown nature at a home in the 200 block of McGee Trail in Kingsland.

When deputies arrived they found the body of 23-year-old Jose Mario Hernandez.

Kathryn Louise Preston, 46, was taken into custody at the scene, and was later formally charged with murder.

She remains in the Llano County Jail under a $500,000 bond.

Investigators say Preston and Hernandez had been in a relationship for two to three years. 

Further details of the incident were not immediately available. We will update this story as we learn more.

(Photo from the Llano County Sheriff's Office.)

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UPDATED: Llano Co. Woman Charged For Man's Murder

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