Waco PD arrests two in connection with 2013 murder

Waco Police Department
POSTED: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 9:52am
UPDATED: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 2:40pm

Waco Police have made an arrest in connection with a 2013 murder case.

Monday afternoon, the United States Marshal Task Force arrested 23-year-old Danny Lee Byrd in the 1900 block of Reuter. Byrd was wanted on a Capital Murder warrant that was obtained by the Special Crimes Unit for the death of Leslie David Lee, 44.

 Lee was murdered the night of October 26, 2013, in the 2500 block of Ethel in a drug deal that went bad.

Byrd was booked into the county jail.

Waco Police have requested a second warrant in the murder of David Lee.

At 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, officers arrested Texavia Rashun Ervin, 23, in the 3200 block of north 25th Street.

Ervin is the second of the two suspects believed to be involved in Lee's murder.

Ervin was taken into custody without incident and taken to county jail.

This case is still under investigation and no additional information is expected to be released at this time.

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