CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Sunday
morning, Cherokee County Sheriff Brent Dickson said a hostage situation
in the Oakland area that ended with the suspect dead and the victim safe
is still under investigation and that it started with a kidnapping.
Dickson also said they are not releasing the names yet because the next of kin notification has not been completed.
said the situation started early Friday morning when the CCS received
word that a man had kidnapped a woman. He added that they started their
investigation at about 10 a.m. Friday, and they found the suspect and
the victim at about 5 p.m. that day.
The suspect barricaded himself and the hostage in a mobile home.