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Cold Case Arrest

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Altus police said a cold case murder suspect is now behind bars.

Garland Paul Allen is suspected of beating his ex-wife to death back in 2001.  Her body has never been found, but police believe he buried her body somewhere in Jackson County.

A warrant for Allen’s arrest was issued this past week and he was arrested on Monday night in Decatur, TX.

Altus police Chief Tim Murphy said Allen will be extradited to Jackson County.