Three men are facing murder charges in Caldwell County after authorities say they shot and killed a man at a home they were breaking into.
Pedro Lucio, 23, 25-year-old Louis Holt and 20-year-old Trey Hopes are charged with capital murder.
Caldwell County Sheriff's deputies found 47-year-old Russell Martens shot to death in a residence located in the 100 block of J. McHugh Dr. after responding to a welfare call on Dec. 6. Deputies say Lucio admitted to shooting Martens.
Martens had been caring for the home while the tenant was in the hospital.