Husband of former Duncan resident indicted in her murder

Husband of former Duncan resident indicted in her murder

BAYTOWN, TX (KSWO)- New details this afternoon in the murder of a former Duncan resident found dead near Baytown, Texas.

Crystal McDowell's ex-husband has been indicted on a murder charge by a Chambers County grand jury. The indictment alleges that Steve McDowell strangled the 37-year-old real estate agent when she went home to pick up their two young children.

The 44-year-old McDowell remained in jail Tuesday on $500,000 bond. No word on if he has an attorney.

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