Donald Bruce Owens of Marshall was arrested around 9 p.m. on June 10 in connection with a double homicide in Slater. On June 9, a woman reportedly called police around 1:45 a.m. reporting that she heard shots and a man yelling for help. 35-year-old Ryan Sanders was taken to an area hospital, where he later died. Police were then called to a home just north of the Slater city limits around 8 a.m. the same day, and discovered the body of 83-year-old Bonnie Charlene Hupp, who had also died from a gunshot wound.
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