Man Charged in Murder of San Marcos Officer

A San Marcos man was charged today with the murder of Police Officer Ken Copeland, who was shot to death while serving a warrant on Monday, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Stewart Thomas Mettz, 51, was ordered held without bond on a capital murder charge.  He was also charged with a domestic violence count.

Mettz is currently under 24 hour guard at an Austin hospital, where he is being treated for a gunshot wound he suffered during his arrest.

Copeland's funeral is set for next week at the Community Bible Church in San Antonio.


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