Temple murder suspect arrested in Oklahoma


Temple police report that the suspect wanted in connection with the death of a man found dead Monday has been arrested in Oklahoma.

The man, identified as Raymond McKinnon, was being held in the Comanche County Jail in Oklahoma Thursday morning after being arrested Wednesday night in Lawton, Oklahoma.

He was named in an arrest warrant in connection with the death of 21-year-old Hasson Lindsey, Jr whose body was found by Temple detectives along a roadway in rural west Bell County,

Lindsey was a Killeen resident who had previously been reported missing.

His death was ruled a homicide, with the case presented to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.

The case was accepted and a complaint charging the 26-year-old McKinnon with murder was issued.

Bond was set at one million dollars.

McKinnon was also identified by Temple police as a man who had been the center of another investigation and incident that had occurred back on July 11.

Police say he was the man who had gotten out of a vehicle saying he had been shot following a traffic stop at Westfield Boulevard and and West Adams that Wednesday afternoon.

The officer making the stop stayed with the victim who by then had passed out, but relayed a description of the vehicle that had driven off from the scene

That car was stopped later after a short pursuit that resulted in a collision with a Temple patrol unit.

McKinnon and one of the occupant of the car had both been taken to the hospital for treatment.

The man, now identified as McKinnon had left the hospital against medical advice the next day.

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