Contact Us

Murder Warrant Issued for Suspect Wanted in a Tyler Motel Shooting

Lawrence Murphy Jr.
Tyler Police Dept.

A murder warrant has been issued for a man suspected of a homicide at a Tyler Motel.

Tyler police are searching for 20-year-old Lawrence Charles Murphy who is considered armed and extremely dangerous. Murphy was last seen in a 1989 Chevrolet Caprice bearing Texas license plate CX3G877.

Murphy is a suspect in the homicide that occurred at the American Inn at 1800 West Erwin, June 15, 2013 around 4 a.m. The victim was identified as Wesley Scott Lester, 26, of Tyler.

Anyone with information concerning this case or the whereabouts of Murphy Jr. is urged to contact Crimestoppers at (903)597-2833 or Tyler Police at (903)531-1000.

More from KNUE.com

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://knue.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 101.5 KNUE Country Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 101.5 KNUE Country Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!