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Oct. 4, 2012 Double Murder

by on November 5, 2012



Sheriff’s Office Investigates Double Murder


A 17-year-old man, identified as Jake Evans, is in custody after a double murder.
ParkerCounty Sheriff Larry Fowler said a 9-1-1 call came into dispatch at 12:34 a.m.

The caller stated he had just shot and killed his mother, Jamie Evans, 48, and his 15-year-old sister.

The homicide scene took place in the family residence located in the 100 block of River Creek Lane, in Annetta South, in ParkerCounty.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene and took Jake Evans into custody without further incident.

Evans stated he used a .22 revolver in the shootings. The exact cause and manners of death is pending autopsies from the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.

ParkerCounty Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division and the Texas Rangers are investigating the case.

Sheriff Fowler stated investigators believe Evans acted alone in the murders. At this time, there is no evidence implicating additional suspects.

Investigators also believe the father and husband of the deceased was out-of-town on business when the murders took place.

Jake Evans is being interviewed by investigators today. Sheriff’s CID Investigators anticipate booking Evans in jail and charging him with capital murder.

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  1. Anne and Tom O'Donnell permalink

    My husband and I are special friiends of Jake. We are trying to get on the list to visit him. We visited this center and was give some information as to contact his lawyer, We did as of Feb.4th. Anne and Tom O’Donnell…..

    • PCSO permalink

      Only the specific inmate in question can add a person(s) to their visitation list.

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