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Friday, February 8, 2013

Maj. Chester Garrett's widow and stepson charged with his murder

Soldier's widow, stepson charged in '77 slaying
February 7, 2013

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — West Texas investigators say they've solved the 35-year-old slaying of an Army Green Beret with the arrest of his widow and stepson on murder charges in the death.

An El Paso County Sheriff's Office statement Thursday says 74-year-old Lisbeth Garrett was arrested in El Paso and charged in the 1977 death of her estranged husband, Army Maj. Chester Garrett. His stepson, 54-year-old Roger Evan Garrett, was arrested in Knoxville, Tenn. Both have $5 million bonds.
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