A grand jury has indicted 26-year-old Ricky Don Burns and 52-year-old Terry Daniel Young for murdering 29-year-old Lance Hooser in August 2013. Four other individuals have also been indicted on other charges in this case.
29-year-old Lance Hooser was found in the 200 block of South Bryan with his hands and feet bound on Monday August 12, 2013. Hooser's body had been dumped out a Maroon vehicle according to witnesses.
Preliminary autopsy results indicate that Hooser died from a gun shot wound to the chest.
Amarillo Police Department investigators received several tips during their investigation that led them to 6 arrests in the case.
Robert Wyatt Melton,32, Jeffrey Sean Noblett, 41, Bobby Guy Crawford Jr., 48, and Donna Jackson Colson, 50, have also been indicted. Melton, Noblett and Crawford have each been indicted on aggravated kidnapping charges. Colson was indicted for tampering with physical evidence.