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Temple man found dead, police investigating incident as a homicide


Temple police are investigating the death of a 50-year-old Temple man as a homicide. 50-year-old Russell Hamby was found dead by police in his home in the 3100 block of Monroe Ave. Thursday night.

Justice of the Peace David Barfield pronounced Hamby dead and ordered an autopsy performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Science. After an autopsy, police say Hamby had a single gunshot wound to the head.

A suspected weapon has not been found yet, and police say if anyone has information about the incident to contact them immediately.

An investigation is being conducted by members of the General Investigations Unit.

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