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Man found murdered in home

 

SAN JACINTO COUNTY -- The body of a San Jacinto County resident was found by a neighbor at his residence located off Hwy. 105 West on Magnolia Street. The 70-year-old man was found about 3 p.m. Aug. 26. Preliminary information indicates that the man was shot at least once, though law enforcement is not ruling out other possible causes of death. William Edward "Ed" Horton was found by a family friend who had gone to check on him because he had some medical issues, according to the San Jacinto County Sheriff's Department. At the time of his murder, Horton reportedly lived at his Magnolia Street home with his son and his son's girlfriend.

 

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