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CLEBURNE An 82-year-old man was arrested in the murder of an 87-year-old woman found dead inside a Cleburne home Monday morning.

According to police, authorities received a call alerting them to a possible homicide late Monday morning. Responding officers discovered the body of Betty Ball inside the home located in the 1600 block of Spring Branch Drive.

Samuel Alfred Ball was charged with her murder and booked at the Johnson County Law Enforcement Center.

Authorities didn't release the specific cause of the victim's death or her relation to the man arrested.

An investigation into her death continues.

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