Parker County sheriffs are asking for the public's help locating a man they say is the suspect of a murder investigation of a 72-year-old woman.
Authorities said Shirley Barrington Weatherley, 72, was found in her front yard on Aug. 7 by family members.
The sheriff's office said its investigation identified Clayton Ray Strong, 73, as a suspect.
Strong was captured on video in a department store parking lot abandoning a weapon, authorities said.
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He was described as 5-feet-6-inches tall, weighing around 200 pounds with white hair, a mustache and glasses.
Authorities cautioned the public not to approach Strong.
“We believe the suspect is armed and dangerous,” the Parker County Sheriff's Office said. “He was last seen driving a 1996 primer gray Chevrolet extended cab truck.”
Anyone with information can submit tips by calling Parker County Crime Stoppers at 817-599-5555.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.