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Fort Bend County man charged with parents' murder

Published On: Oct 26 2013 09:04:02 PM CDT

WESTON LAKES, Texas -

(AP) - A 27-year-old Fort Bend County man has been charged with two counts of murder for the slayings of his parents.
    
Ross Lawrence appeared Saturday before a magistrate and was ordered held on $2 million bond.
    
On Friday, deputies responding to a 911 call from a neighbor found the bodies of Steve and Sue Lawrence, both 61, on the driveway of their home in Weston Lakes, a small community west of Houston. The couple is believed to have been beaten to death.
    
Their son was taken to custody at the scene, was evaluated at a hospital and then taken to jail.
    
Fort Bend County sheriff's officials say the case remains under investigation.