Bowie County man charged with murder of teen

BOWIE COUNTY, TEXAS (KSLA) – A Bowie County man is charged with the murder of a Liberty Eylau teenager.

Joseph Hawkins is being held in Collin County, Texas for a probation violation. Bowie County Deputies drove over to charge him with murder.

Hawkin's is charged in the shooting death of 18 year old David Neal. Neal's body was found on October 22nd in Liberty Eylau along South Bend road.

An autopsy shows Neal had a bullet wound to the back of the head.

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