Authorities investigating murder of ETX man; teen in custody

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 12:32pm

A teenager is in law enforcement custody Thursday after he allegedly shot and killed another man the previous night.

Shortly before 8:00 p.m., Panola County 911 operators received a call for help involving a domestic disturbance at a home on Highway 79, north of Carthage. When deputies arrived at the location, Leonard Digilormo, 43, of Carthage, was found dead inside.

Responding investigators learned at the scene Koby Michael Yoder, 17, of Carthage, was the accused shooter. A short time later, he was arrested and charged with murder.

Panola County officials, along with the district attorney's office continue to investigate the case.

Yoder is being held at the Panola County Detention Center pending arraignment on the charge.

KMSS will bring you more information as it becomes available.  


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