UPDATE: Plainview man found shot dead in Floyd County ditch, thr

UPDATE: Plainview man found shot dead in Floyd County ditch, three arrested

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Mario Baquera, 24 Mario Baquera, 24
Bryce Gonzalez, 20

 

Blayke Sistrunk, 17

Update

The Texas Rangers have arrested three individuals in connection with the body found in Floyd County.

Around midnight on May 17, three individuals were arrested and are now currently in the Lubbock County Jail.

Mario Baquera, is charged with Manslaughter

Bryce Gonzalez, is charged with tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse. 

Blayke Sistrunk, is charged with tampering with evidence and retaliation.

This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated as more information becomes available.


Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating the shooting death of a man, whose body was found in Floyd County.

The DPS reports Braxton Mathis, 21, of Plainview, was found dead in a ditch late Thursday morning near CR 67 and FM 2286. This is in northwestern Floyd County, northwest of Lockney, east of Plainview.

The Texas Rangers, Floyd County Sheriff's Office and Hale County Sheriff's Office are handling the investigation.

 

 

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