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ETX man re-arrested on murder charges

Richard Lee Hunt. (Source: Smith County Jail) Richard Lee Hunt. (Source: Smith County Jail)
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

An East Texas man is back in jail and charged with murder after he bonded out of jail earlier this week.

51-year-old Richard Lee Hunt was arrested Wednesday morning and was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the shooting of Tony Tillman. Hunt later bonded out of jail. Saturday Tony Tillman died from his injuries, and shortly thereafter Hunt was re-arrested and charged with first degree murder.

Hunt's bond has been set at $750-thousand dollars, and he remains in the Smith County Jail.

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