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Update: Clements Unit Homicide

We have new information about the murder of an inmate at the Clements Unit, just northeast of Amarillo.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says 51 year old Roger Keith was killed Thursday morning.

We know he died during a fight between inmate. Keith was in jail for abandoning and endangering a child as well as indecency with a child. He was serving six years.

His cell mate has been named a suspect in the case. 58 year old Eric Hurt is being questioned at this time but has not been charged.

Hurt is serving 35 years for aggravated assault on a public servant with a deadly weapon.

The Office of the Inspector General and the Potter-Randall Special Crimes unit are involved in the investigation.

We will continue to keep you updated if charges are filed.

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