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For Immediate Release

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February 04, 2014 Kevin Scott, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Western District of Texas – Waco Division (254) 750-1570
Waco Capital Murder Suspects in Custody

LSFTF LogoWaco, TX – Texavia Rashun Ervin, 23, was arrested today by the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Waco. Ervin was arrested by Task Force members in the 3200 block of north 25th street in Waco.

Ervin was wanted on a Capital Murder warrant obtained by the Waco Police Department’s Special Crimes Unit for his involvement in the October 2013 shooting death of 44 year old Leslie David Lee.

Investigators determined that on 26 Oct 2013, Lee was shot during a drug deal by two men armed with handguns at the Lafayette Apartments on Ethel Ave in Waco.

On 3 Feb 2014, the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force also arrested Danny Lee Boyd in the 1900 block of Reuter Ave. Boyd was also wanted for his involvement in the shooting death of Leslie David Lee.

Both arrestees were booked into the McLennan County Jail.

Robert R. Almonte, United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas, stated, “These arrests highlight the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force’s commitment to assisting our federal, state and local partners in their endeavors to bring violent offenders to justice in an efficient and speedy manner”.

Locally, in the Waco area, the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force includes the following law enforcement agencies:

  • United States Marshals Service
  • Waco Police Department
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • McLennan County Sheriffs Department

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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