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Double homicide suspect remains tonight in Smith County Jail

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - The suspect in Sunday's double homicide and two-county car chase is in a Smith County Jail tonight, but investigators are clearing a way for him to return to Longview to face murder charges.

Isaiah Christopher Roberts is bring held in Tyler without bond.

Police say he fatally shot his ex-wife and her best friend at a home on Thelma Street in Longview Sunday morning.

He was chased by law enforcement from the crime scene into Tyler, where he was arrested for evading arrest and causing wrecks that damaged five cars and left one person injured.

Today, Tyler Police say they're asking the Smith County D.A. to drop five charges of accident causing serious bodily injury against Roberts.
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