An arrest has been made in Monday's stabbing death in Van.

According to Van Police Chief Tony Richardson, 49-year-old Delano Garcia has been arrested and charged with Murder. The victim, Jesse Lee Hudspeth of Wills Point, died at the scene in front of the residence located at 320 E. Ohio Street. Garcia is being held in the Van Zandt County Jail under a 1,000,000 bond.

The investigation is continuing The Van Police Department has been assisted by the Van Zandt County Sheriff Lindsey Ray and his department, the Van Zandt County District Attorney’s Office, Precinct 4 Constable Van Zandt County, the Texas Rangers, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers, and the Smith County Sheriff’s Department Crime Scene Unit.

"Each of the agencies have been extremely helpful in this investigation and is much appreciated," Chief Richardson said.


 

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