Early morning assault turns fatal, murder investigation underway

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UPDATE: Thursday, April 22 at 10:25 a.m.

A man hospitalized early Thursday morning after an alleged assault with a weapon has died.

Chadrick Russell, 31, was pronounced dead at the hospital at 2:19 a.m.

The cause of death is not yet determined, pending a report from a medical examiner.

According to authorities, Wichita Falls Police Department officers responded to a call at 12:36 a.m. Thursday in the 5900 block of Kemp Boulevard.

According to officers, Russell had a large chest wound.

Russell was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

WFPD officials said they do not have any suspects in custody at this time, and the incident is now being investigated as a murder.

This marks the fifth murder in Wichita Falls for 2021.

This is a developing story. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage for the latest.


WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls Police Department officials are investigating why an apparent domestic violence dispute put a man in the hospital.

The incident happened on Kemp Boulevard just past the spillway around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

According to WFPD Sgt. Hart, one person was taken to the hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.

Our crew on the scene saw another man checked by first responders. That person later left with officers.

Authorities on scene would not say if more people were involved or if anyone else was hurt.

This is a developing story. Stay with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information.

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