TERRELL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Four suspects have been rearrested in connection to the murder of two Terrell Pizza Hut employees in 2006.
At 12:31 a.m. Sept. 3, 2006, Pizza Hut employees Patricia Oferoskey and Stephen Mitchelltree were found dead inside the restaurant — initiating the start of a lengthy investigation involving multiple suspects.READ MORE: 'This Is Trying On Your Soul': Dallas Home Hit By Possible Tornado After Being Rebuilt From October 2019 Storm
During the original investigation, it was determined that the suspects, some former and some current Pizza Hut employees, planned and carried out a robbery that led to their deaths.
Four suspects were eventually arrested, each charged with capital murder. However, the district attorney later released them.READ MORE: Missing Houston Tiger Transported To Texas Animal Sanctuary
The four suspects include:
- Justin Prox, 32
- Anthony Holliman, 32
- Bianca Newman, 36
- Darius Hubbard, 33
For the next 14 years, the case remained open, pending additional leads or any new evidence.
Recently, a team of TPD investigators, along with the Texas Rangers and the Kaufman District Attorney’s Office began another re-examination of the case. And on Friday, May 1, a special grand jury session convened.MORE NEWS: Police: 2 Shot, 1 Fatally, In Car While Waiting To Enter 'Ranch-Style' Property In DeSoto
New technological advances and a fresh investigative perspective allowed the multiagency team to obtain criminal indictments and led to the arrests of the same four suspects.