Authorities release name of murder victim

Michael Brian Hampton, 39, of Crowley, was the murder victim in a shooting death that was reported to 911 at about 1 a.m. Sunday at a residence in the 4100 block of Cimmaron Trail in deCordova, Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose announced early Monday afternoon. Authorities said that Thomas Lynn Scrimshire, 56, of deCordova, was arrested Sunday and charged with murder in connection with the death. Also on Monday, Scrimshire’s bond was set at $1 million.