Area teen charged with murder in death of stepfather

By Nancy Cook |

Published 03/06 2014 03:08PM

Updated 03/06 2014 03:14PM

An east Texas teenager is behind bars, charged with killing his stepfather.


Koby Michael Yoder, 17, of Carthage was arrested and charged with the shooting death of his stepfather, Leonard Digiloromo, 43, according to Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake.


Panola County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday evening responded to a domestic disturbance involving weapons at a residence on US highway 79, north of Carthage. Upon arrival, they found Digiloromo inside the residence with a fatal gunshot wound.


Investigators obtained information at the scene leading to the arrest of Yoder, who was charged with murder. Yoder is being held at the Panola County Detention Center pending arraignment on the charge.


Panola County investigators, along with office of Panola County Criminal District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson.  

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