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Person Of Interest In Custody After Homicide And Carjacking In Mansfield

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MANSFIELD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Mansfield Police have a person of interest in custody regarding a homicide that preceded a a carjacking.

Police said shortly before 1:00 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a carjacking in the 1600 block of N. U.S. 287 Frontage Road.

The victim reported a suspect took her vehicle at gunpoint and drove northbound on the service road.

The victim told police the suspect got out of a car in the parking lot right before the carjacking.

When officers checked on the abandoned vehicle they discovered a woman in the passenger's seat who had apparently been shot to death.

Investigators checked a location in Fort Worth where the abandoned vehicle's registration returned to and located the stolen vehicle.

Police said a motive and connection of the person of interest to the deceased woman is not yet clear.


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