Police: Garland man murdered his father, father's wife

Police: Garland man murdered his father, father's wife

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Police found Bernard Bassey, 61, and Joy Bassey, 69, dead in a residence in the 1700 block of Bluebonnet Circle at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 24. Detectives believe the two were murdered by Bernard Bassey's son, Bryant Bassey (pictured), 34.

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Posted on April 24, 2013 at 11:41 PM

GARLAND -- A Garland man was taken into custody Wednesday for Capital Murder after police say he murdered his father and his father's wife.

Police found Bernard Bassey, 61, and Joy Bassey, 69, dead in a residence in the 1700 block of Bluebonnet Circle at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Detectives believe the two were murdered by Bernard Bassey's son, Bryant Bassey, 34.

Bryant Bassey is currently in custody at Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he is recovering from injuries sustained in a car crash Tuesday in Farmers Branch. He is being held on $1 million bond.

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