TEXAS AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING
JULY 2, 2020
Texas law enforcement authorities notified Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division shortly after 6 PM tonight that Lavern Blackmon of Conway (Arkansas) is dead. Preliminarily authorities in Conroe, Texas believe Blackmon died from a self-inflected gunshot wound.
Conroe, Texas is approximately 40 miles north of Houston.
Police officers in Conroe found Blackmon in the 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche truck he apparently drove from Little Rock when he was last seen in Arkansas earlier this week.