Man Accused of Murders Found Dead in Jail
(Ward County, Texas)--An inmate jailed in Texas on charges of killing a former Mount Sterling, Illinois man and a Texas woman was found dead in his jail cell Thursday.
The Quincy Herald-Whig reports Texas officials investigating 28-year-old Rodney Wayne Crawford's death feel it is suspicious in nature. He was charged in the shooting deaths of 30 year-old Travis DeWitt and 31-year-old Christina Stafford on September 5th. Stafford and Crawford are believed to have been in a relationship previously.
DeWitt was a Quincy native and former Mt. Sterling resident who had been living and working in Texas since February.