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Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:13 pm | Updated: 6:27 pm, Tue Apr 16, 2013.

Police are searching for a Killeen man charged with an Austin murder on Easter Sunday.

Derrick Leroy Kuykendall, 21, has been charged with first degree murder of Bennie Heslip, who was shot in the chest the morning of March 31, according to the Austin Police Department. Kuykendall's bail is set at $350,000.

A black male about 6-feet-tall was seen leaving the crime scene in a dark colored, four-door Chrysler sedan, according to the affidavit from the Austin Police Department.

If anyone has more information on the whereabouts of Kuykendall, please call the Killeen Police Department at (254) 526-8477 or dial 911.

Check back for more information at kdhnews.com or read tomorrow's Killeen Daily Herald.

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