TEMPLE, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: The person of interest in the fatal Temple stabbing has been identified as 30-year-old Justin Glen Boswell.
Boswell is 5’7 and currently listed as homeless. He is wanted for questioning in reference to the capital murder.
A vehicle recovered by Milam County Sheriff’s Office and Rockdale Police Department, was located near the east city limits of Rockdale.
This vehicle may have been driven by the person of interest in Temple PDs’ investigation. If you see this person, please contact your local law enforcement agency or Temple PD.
The victim in the fatal Temple stabbing has also been identified.
Police have identified the victim as 25-year-old Rowdy Mays. The department recovered his stolen vehicle in Rockdale on Thursday night. The suspect remains at large, and is considered armed and dangerous.
Officers responded to the stabbing around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, which occurred in the 2600 block of S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. When officers arrived, they found Mays injured. He picked up a hitchhiker, who then stabbed him and took off with his white extended cab pickup truck.
Mays was then transported to Temple Baylor Scott and White hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Police were searching for a white 2019 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck with Texas License Plate MKW5208.
The suspect is described as a man with red hair, who drove away southbound on MLK Drive. This case is an active murder investigation.