Rusk County death investigated as homicide

Published on Sunday, 12 January 2014 19:59 - Written by KYTX CBS19 Reports

Rusk County investigators are investigating the death of an elderly man.

A 79-year-old man was found dead inside his home in the 11000 block of Farm-to-Market Road 2012 on Saturday, said Lt. David Marshall with the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office.

"Right now, it's being investigated as a homicide," Marshall said Sunday.

As of Sunday afternoon, the sheriff's office did not release the man's identity. Marshall said additional details would be available today.