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Suspect in Temple homicide being held on $500,000 bail


The man arrested in connection with the June 21st Temple homicide is being held in the Bell County Jail and his bail is set at half a million dollars. The incident took place in the 500 block of E. Avenue C. on June 21.

According to Temple police, they responded to a disturbance at a residence at 8:40 Friday morning. Officers found a 30-year-old man in a back bedroom of the house.

The man had severe trauma to the head and Justice of the Peace G.W. Ivey pronounced him dead at the scene. An autopsy was to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences.

Detectives with the Temple Police Department General Investigations Unit interviewed 2 people they determined to be at the house at the time of the incident. After interviewing a man and woman, police took 43-year-old Willie Frank Robertson Jr. into custody.

He is being held on $500,000 bail in the Bell County Jail and has been charged with murder.

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