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3 charged in Caldwell Co. Murder

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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.

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