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UPDATE: Man Charged For Burnet Double Murder

Updated: Tuesday, August 19 2014, 06:15 PM CDT

6 p.m. UPDATE: The Burnet County Sheriff's Office says they've charged 21-year-old Garret James Ballard (pictured) with capital murder for the deaths of 26-year-old Travis Leslie Fox and 17-year-old Elijah Adam Benson.

Further details on the incident were not immediately available.



A suspect is in custody after two people were found shot to death at a Burnet-area home early Tuesday morning.

The Burnet County Sheriff's Office says deputies were dispatched at around 6:15 a.m. for a welfare concern call at a home located at 5885 County Road 340 involving occupants at the residence and suspected drug abuse.

Investigators say when deputies arrived they discovered the bodies of two males who appeared to have suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

The Sheriff's Office says a possible suspect in these deaths was identified and detained by deputies a short time later.

The identities of victims are being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

The Sheriff's Office says the investigation is continuing.

We will update this story as we learn more.

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

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UPDATE: Man Charged For Burnet Double Murder

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