Murder suspect in Friday night WF homicide booked in Clay Co. Jail

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UPDATE: August 3, 2020, 11:59 a.m.

Authorities said Monday morning that Wilson was arrested by DPS following a two-vehicle accident in Clay County Saturday morning.  

Wilson remains jailed there Monday morning.

The victim has been identified had been identified as James Francis Walsh Jr., 62.


CLAY COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — The man charged with the murder of a 62-year-old man in Wichita Falls Friday night is booked into the Clay County Jail.

Jimmy Harold Wilson, 68, was booked about 10:45 a.m. Saturday and is charged with murder and a parole violation.

Wichita Falls Police Department sent out information just before noon on Saturday requesting public information on Wilson.

Officers responded to a gunshots call in the 1200 block of Austin Street about 10:30 p.m. Friday.

When first responders answered a 911 call that someone had been shot in the area of Plantation Apartments, they found a man lying in a vacant lot by the house next door who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was 62-years-old, and officials have not released the identity of the victim.

Wilson’s bonds are not listed at this time, but stay with Texoma’s Homepage for the latest information on this incident.

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