UPDATE: Gregg County murder victim identified, suspect held on bond


UPDATE (11:45 A.M.) – Gregg County officials have released the name of the suspect from a murder Monday afternoon.

Penellope Ann Stoudt, 56, was charged with one count of murder for an incident that left one dead around 2:15 p.m. She was taken into custody near the house where the murder occurred.

The victim has been identified as Timothy Joe Stoudt, 65, from Kilgore, according to Gregg County Deputy Josh Tubb. It is unclear how he died or how he is related to Penellope.

A search of public records shows that Penellope Stoudt Shad a previous conviction for a DWI back in 2007. She is being held on a $250,000 bond.

GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single homicide that happened Monday afternoon.

The incident happened at the 3800 block of FM 2087 around 2:15 p.m.

One suspect has been taken into custody.

This is a developing story and KETK will update as information becomes available.

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