Third Arrest Made in Connection with Joe Daggett Case

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A third arrest has been made in the case of missing Fort Stockton rancher Joe Daggett.

According to Pecos County officials, Robert Kurt Ezell turned himself in on Friday in Midland County where he was booked on capital murder charges.

Also charged in the case are 57-year-old Lightsey Saul and 59-year old George Bell McIntyre, who were arrested back in April.

All three are being held in the Midland County Jail.

Daggett disappeared back in the 80's. Several searches in Pecos County were held earlier this year, but his remains were never located.

Ezell's bond has been set at $750,000.