Bowie Murder Update


The Bowie murder victim has been identified as Wesley Brooks, according to the Bowie Police Department.

Bowie Police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Saturday, November 1st. A local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in the Montague County Jail.

The Bowie Police Department received a phone call from a person who gave a tip that a person had been shot. Police also received a description of the vehicle that was possibly involved in the crime.

As police were looking for the suspect and his vehicle, they observed the vehicle coming back into town and performed a traffic stop. The suspect, 28-year-old Scott Cambre, was taken in and a search warrant was granted for a search of the vehicle. The inside of the vehicle revealed evidence of a crime scene, which led to the granting of a search warrant of his property

As police began to investigate the property where Cambre resides. Officers went to the scene and behind the house, observed what they believed to be a body located in a burn pit. 

Cambre later confessed to the murder. 

The body has been sent to the Dallas County Medical Examiner. Police will not release the name of the victim until the autopsy is complete.

Cambre has been charged with murder, and was taken to the Montague County Jail. His bond is currently set at a million dollars.

The case is still currently under investigation.