Man Indicted in Uncle’s 2013 Murder

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DOWNTOWN JACKSON — Travis Brint, 37, of Jackson, was indicted on Monday for the 2013 murder of his uncle, Lofel Bonds, 71. The Madison County grand jury returned indictments charging Brint with second-degree murder and tampering with evidence. Brint remains in custody at the Madison County Jail on $250,000 bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned next Monday in Madison County Circuit Court. On Oct. 26 around 5:15 p.m., police were called to 704 Whitehall Street. Officers found Bonds dead inside an outbuilding behind the house. Investigators and a county medical examiner were called to the scene. Bonds’ death was determined to be a homicide from blunt force injuries. The investigation revealed that Brint lived at 704 Whitehall, and Bonds lived in the outbuilding behind the house. Investigators learned that around 11 a.m. on Oct. 26, Brint went to the outbuilding to confront Bonds. During a fight, Brint struck Bonds with a lamp and stick, causing fatal injuries. Brint then removed the broken lamp from the crime scene. Brint was arrested at 704 Whitehall around 9 p.m. on Oct. 26 and transported to the county jail.

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