Hearne Police: Former City Councilman Was Murdered

By: KBTX staff Email
By: KBTX staff Email

Hearne Police Dept. Press Release

  • Workman's death determined to be homicide
  • Several persons of interest have been identified
  • Joint agency investigation with Texas Rangers

Police released new developments in the investigation into the death of a former Hearne City Councilman found dead in his home earlier this week.

Hearne Police are now officially saying that Charles Workmans's death was a murder.

They say Workman's 2002 Jaguar was found burned on the side of Highway 6 between Bryan and Hearne on Sunday night.

Investigators confirmed it was Workman's body found inside his home Monday afternoon.

A Robertson County News reporter says Workman had been shot in the head.

Police say his body was sent to the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

In a news release issued Thursday, Hearne Police said that the death is now being considered a homicide, and that several persons of interest have been identified.

They also said a joint agency investigation is underway with the Texas Rangers.

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