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June 10, 2010

Port Neches woman indicted for murder

BEAUMONT — The Jefferson County Grand Jury returned an indictment on Victoria Raye Dozier, 52, for the May 17 shooting death of Joseph W. Barton.

Criminal District Attorney Tom Maness said the Grand Jury heard testimony from police witnesses and Dozier.  Based on the facts presented they indicted her for the charge of murder.

Preliminary autopsy reports show Barton was shot five times with a .38 caliber revolver in the upper torso after what police believe was a domestic disturbance involving his girlfriend.

 

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