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Third suspect in Michael Legg capital murder arrested in Port Arthur

Third suspect in Michael Legg capital murder arrested in Port Arthur

The third suspect in the May 9th capital murder of Michael Legg, 40, of Nederland is in custody. Nederland Police Chief Gary Porter says the Jefferson County Sheriff's Warrant Division arrested D'cobien James Dorsey at around 10:30 Friday morning.

Police had been searching for the 19-year-old since the day of the homicide. His bond is set at $1 million.

Two other suspects have been in the Jefferson County Jail since May 23rd. Beaumont Police SWAT officers arrested Duane Owens, 23, and his pregnant girlfriend, Ashlie Martinez, 24, and charged them with capital murder. They're being held with no bond.

Legg was found dead inside his home on Beauxart Garden Road. Initial autopsy results indicate he was beaten and possibly strangled to death. Legg leaves behind a wife and an 8-year-old son.


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