Well-known Navasota Woman Murdered

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NAVASOTA - Autumn Armstrong, a well-known woman in Navasota, was murdered in her home early Monday morning.

Navasota Police investigators are working to find out just how the murder happened and the events leading up to it. Grimes County District Attorney Tuck McLain said Armstrong's husband and young son were in the house when she was killed.

McLain, who is traveling back to Grimes County, said over the phone Monday that no one was in custody and no warrants had been filed.

Police were called out to the home in the 300 block of Judson Avenue before 5 a.m. Monday after a 9-1-1 call. Armstrong, 40, owns the home with her husband Kelly. McLain said that Armstrong's body was being sent to the Dallas County Medical Examiner's office for autopsy. He suspected that she was shot, though he couldn't speak to the specifics of Armstrong's fatal injuries.

Autumn graduated from Bryan High School in 1992. She worked as an escrow officer at Aggieland Title Company in Bryan. Before that, she worked for Navasota Abstract & Title Company with her mother-in-law, Bonnie Fultz Armstrong, and father-in-law, Court Armstrong.