KILLEEN, Texas (KWKT) — Killeen police say they have filed murder charges against 84-year-old Santiago Vasquez in connection with the death Tuesday of another elderly man on Fishpond Lane.
Bond was set at $1 million for Vasquez, who is charged with the death of 80-year-old John Wesley Seth, Jr.
Police say that the two had been involved in some kind of ongoing dispute and shortly after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday Seth was walking to his mailbox when the two met up and an argument began.
Police reports indicate that the victim was first struck with a cane, then shots were fired.
Vasquez was taken into custody a short time later as the investigation began.