Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details


Brandon Brazel
Company: A   Reference Number: 123 - Unsolved
Race: White
Sex: Male
City: Willis
County: Montgomery
Related Year: 2007
suspects: Fred Dexter Lee

Details: On 09-12-2007, 30 year-old Brandon Glenn Brazel was found shot to death inside a vehicle parked at a grocery store parking lot in Willis, Montgomery County, Texas. Investigators received information that Brazel may have been the victim of a robbery. Brazel was a resident of Conroe, Texas and drove a blue Ford Mustang.

On 05-05-2015, Texas Rangers and deputies from the Montgomery County and Polk County Sheriff’s Offices assisted the Willis Police Department in locating and interviewing 57 year old Fred Dexter Lee. Following the interview at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Livingston, Lee departed. An arrest warrant for the Capital Murder of Brandon Brazel was obtained, and Lee was apprehended on the same date. Fred Dexter Lee was indicted on 07-16-2015, by a Montgomery County Grand Jury for the Capital Murder of Brandon Brazel.

Trial is pending.

Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible for this crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

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Fred Dexter Lee