Kyron Templeton has been named by police as the suspect in the fatal mass stabbing attack that happened in Longview, Texas on November 26, reports The Longview News-Journal.
Here’s what you need to know about him:
1. Templeton is Charged With Murder
Templeton has been charged with the murder of 57-year-old Gail Sandidge as well as the aggravated assaults of Karen Bobo, Harris Teel, Teresa Allison and Melissa Simms.
2. His Mother is a Patient in the Hospital
Reports from witnesses say that Templeton shouted “You’re not going to kill my mother,” during the rampage. The Longview News-Journal confirmed that Templeton’s mother was a patient at the hospital.
3. His Bond is Set at $1 Million
The motive for the attacks is unknown. Templeton appeared in court in Longview, Texas on November 26. He was formally charged with murder and aggravated assault, for the murder charge his bail has been set at $1 million. For the aggravated assaults his bond is set at $150,000 per assault.
4. He Initially Escaped the Hospital
Templeton fled the hospital after the attack but was arrested close-by by police.
5. Templeton Claims He Works at Walmart
According to Templeton’s Facebook page he works at Walmart. He states on his page:
My name is Kyron Templeton. I dont mind meeting new people i love to stay active by ballin football work and school. Any questions or concerns get at me… nuff said