Odessa man charged with father's murder

Odessa man charged with father's murder
(Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An arrest has been made in connection to a body that was found in Odessa Sunday night.

Matthew Douglas Taylor, 34 was arrested in connection with the murder.

On Sunday at around 6 p.m. Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to 2525 East 2nd Street in reference to a medical call. Upon arrival, officers observed a deceased man, later identified as Douglas Bryan Taylor, 61.

Investigation revealed that Matthew Taylor killed his father after getting into an argument.

The arrest documents said Matthew stabbed his father Douglas and hit him with a frying pan. The affidavit said the murder happened last Thursday, the body was found by a family member.

The body will be sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy.

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