Rusk County murder suspect has lengthy criminal record

Disturbing new details in the death of Floyd Thompson.

The suspect taken into custody in connection of the discovery of Floyd Thompson’s missing body on Tuesday has a criminal record dating back to 2005.

According Rusk County Sheriff’s Office records, 38 year old Lamarlon Thompson is a sex offender and was found guilty of falsifying information to authorities in 2005.

Before his arrest, Lamarlon posted on his Facebook page “R.I.P miss u love u” along with a photograph of the family member he is charged with murdering.

Rusk County authorities were executing a search warrant for am missing person when they found the body of Floyd Thompson in a well on a property located along the 1400 block of State Highway 315 on Tuesday.

Lamarlon Thompson has been charged with murder and for failing to register as a sex offender. He remains in custody at the Rusk County Justice Center.

Bond is set at 1.1 million dollars.

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