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The cable coming from the man accused of the brutal murder of an 83-year-old grandmother in Texas and could face the death penalty if convicted, authorities said on Tuesday.

Roy, James Holden, Jr. facing a capital murder charge in the death of Betty a Thomas, who was found dead Feb. 12. in her Dallas-area home, with multiple stab wounds to the chest.

Prosecutors said She knew of Thomas through his work with a Spectrum of cable is employed and used in the house. He was not employed at the time of Thomas’ death, according to the police, according to KXAS-TV.

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“This is a terrible tragedy and our thoughts go out to the victim and her family and friends,” Spectrum said to The Dallas Morning News in a written statement. “We are actively working with the Irving police department as they conduct their investigation.”

Spectrum is said to have a background check prior to Holden’s employment with the disk does not show up any criminal activity.

Investigators said She used the Thomas’s debit card hours after death, and that he had been captured on her home security video system a walk into her home wearing the same clothes he was seen wearing it when he was in her chart.

Roy, James Holden, Jr. facing a capital murder charge in the death of an 83-year-old Betty Thomas. (Irving Police Department)

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“This is going to be very hard on a family to have a Christmas without it, Ms. Thomas,” officer Robert Reeves, the Irving police spokesman, told the news station.

She is being held in the Dallas County jail on a $500,000 bond.

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