Lufkin man arrested for capital murder in death of 4-month-old son

LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) – A man was arrested in Lufkin on Tuesday for capital murder in the October death of his 4-month-old son.

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According to police, a warrant was obtained for the arrest of 25-year-old Anfernee Durham, of Lufkin, upon the finalization of his 4-month-old son, Kylo Powell’s, autopsy.

Mugshot of Anfernee Durham from 2021
Mugshot of Anfernee Durham from 2021

Officials said his death was ruled a homicide by blunt force trauma to the head and torso by a Harris County medical examiner. He died in a Houston hospital on Oct. 20 after being transferred from a Lufkin hospital three days earlier.

Durham was taken into custody with the assistance of the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office, and his bond has been set at $1 million.

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