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Police dog helps capture murder suspect in Texas

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CALL, Texas (AP) — Police captured a fugitive suspected of killing three people and wounding two others after a police dog tracked his scent.

Perry Anthony Stevenson, 42, was arrested Tuesday near Call in southeast Texas, about a mile from the house where two of the three were killed. The dog tracked him to some woods.

Stevenson was arraigned on aggravated robbery charges and jailed on $500,000 bail. Newton County Sheriff Wayne Powell said he expects Stevenson also to be charged with murder.

Stevenson was sought in Monday's shooting deaths of Mirian McElroy, 52, and two sisters, ages 10 and 14. A 5-year-old sister was hospitalized in good condition; the girls' mother was listed as critical.