Swagger Could Face Murder Charges - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/7/08

Swagger Could Face Murder Charges

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Lubbock Police say an Oklahoma man will most likely face murder charges. 37-year-old Arthur Dean Swagger remains in the Lubbock County Jail. Police say he severely beat and then sexually assaulted his wife Monday morning at the Motel 6 on 66th and I-27.

Saturday afternoon the victim, Joyce Swagger died at University Medical Center. Investigators are now working with the district attorney's office to upgrade the charges to murder.

Swagger is also accused of hitting the couple's five year old son. The boy and his three year old sister are in protective custody.

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