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Man turns himself in, faces murder charge in Fort Worth slaying

Brian Doddy, 33, turned himself in on Saturday. He faces a murder charge in the death of Rathel Doddy on May 2.
Brian Doddy, 33, turned himself in on Saturday. He faces a murder charge in the death of Rathel Doddy on May 2.

A Fort Worth man, Brian Doddy, turned himself in to authorities Saturday and faces a charge of murder in the May 2 shooting death of Rathel Doddy, police said.

Police would not say what the relationship is between the two men, and several family members declined to comment.

A look at the residence of slain Fort Worth man Rathel Doddy. Brian Doddy, 33, turned himself in to police last weekend and faces a charge of murder in the May 2 shooting death of Rathel Doddy.

The shooting happened in the 900 block of Duff Court in east Fort Worth shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

Rathel Doddy's death was ruled a homicide by the Tarrant County medical examiner on Friday. His cause of death was gunshot wound to the chest.

Brian Doddy surrendered to police at 1 p.m. Saturday, police spokesman Tracy Carter said.

Carter would not comment on what motivated the shooting, saying that is still under investigation.

On Thursday, a Tarrant County civil jury found Mark and Virginia Buckland willfully — and with malice — were part of a conspiracy that led to the murder of Virginia Buckland's mother, Anita Fox. Here's a quick look at the murder case.

Fort Worth Police and the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office are looking for these 10 fugitives. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest. Call 817-469-8477.

Police investigate after a Hispanic man in his mid-20s is dead after being shot at a house in the 3800 block of Knox Street in the southeast Fort Worth.

Eyewitness Ralph Crosby describes seeing a man later identified as Kenneth Martin get out of a pickup truck, walk up to a vehicle and shoot into the driver's side window at an intersection near Southlake Town Square on May 31, 2016.

Stephen English: 817-390-7330, @sbenglish74
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