2017-09-14 / Front Page

Two Arrested for August Murder

Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer confirmed Thursday two men have been arrested in connection with the August 2, 2017 homicide of Cedro Anton Blue.

It was reported that Blue, 43, was murdered in the 4000 block of County Road 127 in Ledbetter. He had been sitting on the back porch of his residence when a maroon colored vehicle pulled up and shot him.

Justice of the Peace # 4 Danita Smith, Dime Box was called to the scene and pronounced Blue deceased.

Gabriel Jerel Patterson, 26, of Burton, and Deontrail Marquilus Smith, 22, of Chappel Hill were both arrested and booked into the Lee County jail.

Bonds for both are set at $500,000.

No other details of the investigation have been made public. The Texas Rangers are assisting with the investigation

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