Victims Identified in Possible Double Homicide in Quanah [UPDATED]
Texas Rangers have identified the victims of last weeks double homicide as 46 year-old Lisa Marie Waddle and 41 year-old Terrance Besaw. The victims were found at a home near Quanah Wednesday night. The Times Record News reports that an undisclosed source revealed Besaw was shot and possibly stabbed inside the home, while Waddle was found outside the home and may have tried to flee her attacker. Authorities have only said they are looking for at least one suspect, but have not released the identity of the person they are searching for.
Childress County Sheriff’s officials and Texas Rangers are investigating what could be a double homicide in Quanah.
DPS officials say the bodies of two victims, one male and one female were found between 8:45 pm and 9:00 pm Wednesday. Officials have not released specific details, including exactly where the victims were found.
The Times Record News is reporting that schools in Quanah were on a ‘soft lockdown’, meaning that exterior doors have been locked and no visitors are being allowed into the schools.
The decision to enact the lockdown reportedly came as a result of Quanah superintendent Ryan Turner being notified that law enforcement was on the hunt for a suspect connected to the deaths.
We'll update this story as more information becomes available.