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Woman jailed as domestic violence turns deadly

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HENDERSON COUNTY–A Henderson County woman remains jailed charged with murder as a domestic disturbance resulted in a murder charge April 9.
At approximately 11:30 a.m., the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a female subject physically hitting and kicking a male subject at a residence on Henderson Lane outside of the Payne Springs area of Henderson County.
Payne Springs Police Department, Eustace Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, Henderson County District Attorney’s Officeand the Texas Rangers responded to the residence. Upon arrival at the residence a male subject was found deceased.
Henderson County 392nd Judicial District Judge Scott McKee issued a search warrant for the property to search for evidence of the crime.
Judy Gordan Brown, 67, of Mabank, was charged with murder.
Henderson County Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 Belinda Brownlow conducted the inquest and ordered an autopsy of the male victim. The victim was sent to American Forensics in Dallas for the autopsy.
Brown was taken to the Henderson County Jail where she remains as of press time on $1.5 million bond.
The investigation is still ongoing.