The Lufkin Police Department is reporting that a Lufkin man wanted in connection to a recent murder has been apprehended.

Janaal Dunn, 19, of Lufkin, was taken into custody on a murder warrant just after noon on Tuesday, April 6 in Collin County by U.S. Marshals.

Contributed Photo/LPD
Contributed Photo/LPD

Dunn was wanted in connection to the death of Marzell Frost, 32, of Lufkin. Frost died of a gunshot wound to the chest after Dunn allegedly tried to rob him inside Frost’s apartment at Green Meadows Apartments March 28.

Newstalk 860 logo
Get our free mobile app

Around 2:30 a.m., officers were called to Green Meadows Apartments (formerly known as Lotus Lane Apartments) for a report of a man who had been shot. Officers arrived at the complex to find that the man was already deceased as a result of a gun shot wound to the chest. Investigators said the shooting occurred following a disturbance inside apartment 13A.

The Lufkin Police Department would like to thank the U.S. Marshals Service for their assistance in Dunn’s apprehension as well as local authorities in Collin County. Dunn will be brought back to Angelina County in the coming days.


More From Newstalk 860