Corrigan Murder Suspect Turns Himself In, LIVINGSTON, July 20, 2015 - On the afternoon of July 20, 2015, murder suspect, Steven Al White, 41, of Corrigan, informed his lawyer, Neil Davis, of Houston, that he was ready to turn himself in. Davis contacted the Polk County District Attorney's Office. District Attorney, Lee Hon in turn, contacted local Texas Ranger, Ryan Clenenden. Clenenden and Captain Ricky Childers with the Polk County Sheriff's Office went to McDonalds in Livingston where White was waiting and took him into custody without incident. White was transported to the Polk County Sheriff's Office and booked in and charged with murder.
Editor's Note: Earlier, I had some parts of the story that were incorrect, though they were minor, we strive to always get the story right the first time, but, that's doesn't always happen (the human factor).
Chronological events of the story are listed below
Steve White is considered armed and dangerous.
Man Hunt Is On for Murder Suspect... CORRIGAN, July 19, 2015 - East Texas law enforcement are now on the lookout for Steve White. White is the suspect in an early morning fatal stabbing that took place in downtown Corrigan on July 18. White and 25 year old Demarcus Jackson got into an altercation in a residence located in the 200th block West Second Street. According to witnesses, at some point White grabbed a knife and stabbed Jackson multiple times. Jackson fled the residence and collapsed on the road in front of the house and died. If you, or anyone you know, know of the whereabouts of Steve White, you are urged to contact local law enforcement. According to tips, Steve White may be hiding somewhere in the vicinity of Lufkin. DO NOT try to apprehend White. He is considered armed and dangerous.
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200th block of West Second Street, Corrigan, July 18, 2015.
Fatal Stabbing in North Polk County, CORRIGAN, July 18, 2015 - At approximately 5:23 am on July 18, 2015, Officer Terry Fountain with the Corrigan Police Department was dispatched to a disturbance in the 200th block of West Second Street in Corrigan. When Officer Fountain arrived, there had been a stabbing at a residence in that same block. Fountain immediately radioed for backup. Other Officers from Corrigan PD, including Chief Darrell Gibson soon arrived along with Trooper Allen Stanton, Deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Texas Ranger, Ryan Clendennan. What had happened is, an altercation had broken out in the house where the two men were. The suspect has been identified as Steve White. White (at some point) grabbed a knife and stabbed the victim, Demarcus Jackson, 25, of Corrigan, multiple times in the house. Jackson ran from the house and onto West Second Street where he collapsed in the west-bound lane and died. Police taped off the scene. Local Texas Ranger, Ryan Clendennan initiated an investigation. Justice of the Peace, Jamie Jones performed an inquest at the scene. A first-call car from Corrigan Funeral Home transported Jackson from the scene. At time of press, a man hunt is underway for Steve White.
Officer Terry Fountain was the first police on the scene.
The altercation and stabbing took place inside this house in the 200th block of West Second Street (directly across the street from the Methodist Church).
Texas Ranger Ryan Clendennan is the primary investigator.
The victim, 25 year old Demarcus Jackson, of Corrigan, was loaded into a first-call car from Corrigan Funeral Home.
A first-call car leaves the scene (also pictured is Corrigan Police Chief, Darrell Gibson at right).
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