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Death penalty sought in West Texas double slaying

Published On: Nov 21 2013 01:07:15 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 21 2013 01:07:34 PM CST
Brian Jones Berry

Brian Jones Berry is accused of murdering two in Wall. He is being held in lieu of $500,000 bond.

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -

A West Texas man accused in the fatal shooting of his estranged wife and her brother could face execution if convicted.

Prosecutor Allison Palmer this week filed her intent to seek the death penalty against Brian Berry.
Berry was caught in Andrews after the bodies of Keri Berry and Brandon Block of San Angelo were found July 28 at her home in Wall. Block's wife was critically hurt.
Tom Green County jail records show Berry was being held on charges of capital murder of multiple persons and attempted murder. An attorney for Berry didn't immediately comment Thursday.
Berry's mother, Anita Berry, faces allegations of helping him flee. She's free on bond after being charged with hindering apprehension.