3 Texas fugitives caught in Miss.

Four men have been arrested and charged with the murder of a Texas man at his home on Dec. 20. Three of the four suspects were arrested in Mississippi. Tyrone Negal Jenkins (left to right), George Walker and Julius Kal Smith (far right) will be charged with capital murder once they are extradited to Texas. A fourth suspect, Markel Hardy was arrested in Texas and also charged with capital murder.

ANGUILLA, Miss. – (AP) A Christmas stakeout in Sharkey County led to the arrest of three men wanted in a slaying in Texas.

Sheriff Lindsey Adams told the Vicksburg Post that the three men were arrested without incident about 11 p.m. Christmas night.

Tyron Negal Jenkins, 41; Julius Kal Smith, 35; and George Walker Jr., 33, are being held in the Issaquena County jail for Texas authorities. They have waived their extradition.

Lewisville police Capt. Kevin Deaver said the three men are believed to be from Lawrence, Kan. 

Adams says the security system of a stolen vehicle led authorities to the Anguilla home of a relative of two of the men.

Adams says the three were wanted in the Dec. 20 robbery and shooting death of 21-year-old Trevor Matthew Kronbach at his Lewisville, Texas, home.

Adams said his deputies, Anguilla police and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation participated in the stakeout. He said at 11 p.m. officers tossed a flash grenade into the house and arrested the three in a bedroom.

A fourth suspect was arrested shortly after the slaying at a local motel. Markell Oneil Hardy, 26, is charged with capital murder and is being held in the Denton County Jail pending the posting of a $250,000 bond.

Jenkins, Smith and Walker will also be charged with capital murder when they are returned to Texas, said Deaver.

“It was basically a robbery gone bad,” Deaver said.

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