An off-duty Abilene, Texas, police officer was found dead in his home on Monday. Speculation about the cop’s death was swirling on Wednesday, but one thing is clear — the death is suspicious enough that the Texas Rangers and FBI have been called in to investigate.
The death of Abilene officer Don Allen is being investigated as a homicide.
KTAB-TV reported that a “court document” related to the case stated the homicide “does not appear to be a random act” and based on “information provided by eye witnesses and provided by [the investigating detective’s] investigation, [the investigating detective] believes this was a premeditated act.”
Further, the document alleges “communication occurred between multiple parties to plan and carry out the murder,” according to the news station.
A police spokesman said Allen was the only person inside the home when he was discovered by family members. He called the officer’s death “clearly suspicious.”
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