A Kilgore woman was the victim of a homicide Thursday night, the Kilgore Police Department has reported, and officers have taken two people into custody in connection with the crime.

On Friday afternoon, KPD Asst. Chief Johnathan Gage confirmed a homicide occurred at 1400 Miles Blvd. at approximately 10:30 p.m. Thursday night. The victim was identified as LaShekia Kenney.

“One of the suspects was arrested in Tyler early this morning. The other suspect was arrested this afternoon in Kilgore. We will have additional information after certain judicial proceedings have been completed by a magistrate,” Gage said.

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