New details in Hill County murder

POSTED: Friday, February 25, 2011 - 3:27pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:54am

HILL CO. -- New developments in the beating death of a 24-year-old Milford man in Hill County.

The body of Christopher Beckham was found in field east of Malone Feb. 10.

This after his brother reportedly dragged him behind a truck. His brother, Marcus Beckham eventually changed his story, saying he beat his brother to death.

Now, 32-year-old Raymond Scott Herrington is out of jail for that murder

Police say his bond was reduced from $1 million to $50,000.

The man was also wanted out of Johnson County on a 2005 misdemeanor warrant for bond forfeiture and motion to adjudicate guilt.

He posted bond on all charges.

His brother, Raymond George Herrington was released.

Sheriff Jeffrey Lyon says the murder charge was dropped against him.

The victim's brother, Marcus Beckham, is still in jail in lieu of a $1 million bond.


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