Charges Upgraded To Capital Murder


A man jailed in Jasper County accused of deliberating setting his grandmother’s home on fire

is now charged with capital murder. The charges on 26-year old Cedric McGill were upgraded

following the death of his grandmother, 68-year old Bertha McGill.  The fire in the 200 block

of Othello Street in Jasper was set on June 4th. Bertha McGill died at a Galveston Hospital on

June 15th. Cedric McGill is being held on a $1 million bond.


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