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Funeral Saturday For Verona Woman Murdered in Texas

By: Michael Stevens Email
By: Michael Stevens Email

Updated: Saturday, January 5, 2012 -- 6:40 a.m.

The funeral for Cassandra Clark is being held Saturday in Verona.

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POSTED: Thursday, January 3, 2012 --- 10:30 p.m.

According to Austin police, 26-year old Cassandra Clark was killed Sunday inside her apartment in Texas. Clark was a 2004 graduate of Verona High School and attended Edgewood College.

Police say, at 12:43 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, 2012, a hospital social worker from Seton Williamson County called police at the request of a suspect, Ryan Kyle Clarke, to report that Clarke had injured someone the previous day at the Lantana Ridge Apartments.

After the 911 call, Austin Police Department officers responded and made entry into the apartment and located a deceased female who suffered obvious trauma to her body.

The victim Cassandra Clark was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Homicide detectives traveled to Williamson County where they attempted to interview Clarke and later took him into custody. He has been charged with Murder, a 1st Degree Felony, and is in the Travis County Jail. Bond is set at $100,000.


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