James and Carylon Elrod
Lamar County investigators have identified the victims of a double homicide as 53-year-old Ronald Edward Hostetler, Jr., of Paris and 38-year-old Cassie Mullens Head, of Wright City, Oklahoma. Suspects murdered them at a residence in the northwestern part of the county. Authorities charged James Henry Elrod III with two counts of murder and accused him and Carylon Lynell Elrod of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Officials arrested them hiding in a camper in Haworth, Oklahoma. Authorities had received information from McCurtain County Deputies that witnesses had seen the pair in Idabel in the suspect’s vehicle stolen from the victims.