Mark, Carson, Bryson, Hudson & Waylon Collins Obituary
Authorities identify five killed by escaped Texas inmate as grandfather and four grandsons.
66-year-old Mark Collins and his four grandsons; 18-year-old Waylon Collins, 16-year-old Carson Collins, Bryson Collins and Hudson Collins, both 11-years old have now been identified as five killed near Centerville, by an escaped Texas inmate.
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Mark, Carson, Bryson, Hudson & Waylon Collins Cause of Death
According to Texas Department of Public Safety, officers received a welfare check call from a family member who said they had not heard from an elder relative. Officers received the call during a search for Texas capital murder inmate, 46-year-old Gonzalo Lopez in the Leon County area on Thursday.
Mark Collins and his four grandchildren were found dead by authorities at home, and it was believed Lopez had killed them and then fled in a white Chevrolet Silverado.
Lopez was shot and killed by officers during a shootout.
Investigations are ongoing.