Trooper Tony Fulton says 28 year old James McGowan was booked into the jail last week. The Montague County Sheriff's office lists McGowan's charges as theft of a firearm and unlawful possession firearm by felon.
And, a records check shows McGowan's been arrested before for unauthorized use of a vehicle and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Texas Rangers are waiting on an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
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