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Murder suspect back in Bell County

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Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 10:16 am | Updated: 11:20 am, Wed Jun 12, 2013.

Killeen Police Department's suspect in the shooting death of a 48-year-old woman Saturday night is now in Bell County Jail.

Harry Alvin Parsons, 27, was booked into the county jail late Tuesday night. He is suspected of killing 48-year-old Veronica Denise Avant, a bystander in the shooting which occurred inside an apartment in the 500 block of Esther Circle in Killeen.

Parsons, a Newport News, Va., resident, is the ex-boyfriend of a woman involved in the incident. He has been charged with first-degree felony murder. His bail is set at $1 million.

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