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Matthew Hoy Edgar Wanted After Being Convicted of Murder in Texas

Matthew Hoy Edgar Wanted After Being Convicted of Murder in Texas

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ID #22-203 Matthew Hoy Edgar Credit Sabine County Sheriff's Office

ID #22-203 Matthew Hoy Edgar Credit Sabine County Sheriff’s Office

Sabine County Sheriff’s Office Press Release

SABINE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Hemphill, Texas 75948
February 2, 2022

Hemphill, Texas: As of the posting of this update, the Sabine County Sheriff’s Office continues the search for Matthew Hoy Edgar, who was sentenced by a jury, to 99 years, in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division for the murder of Livye Lewis on October 31, 2020.

Edgar had failed to show up for trial on Thursday, January 27, 2022. His trial continued in his absence through his attorney. Edgar’s whereabouts have been unknown, since and there is an active warrant for his arrest which come out that Thursday.

The Sabine County Sheriff’s Office has completed upwards of 16 leads regarding the whereabouts of Edgar which involved Western Louisiana parishes, North and East Texas counties, the greater Beaumont, Texas area and locations in New Mexico and Missouri.

There are additional leads pending coverage at this time and all are currently being investigated.

The sheriff’s office did contact other law enforcement partners throughout Texas and Louisiana in its efforts to locate Edgar or clear some of these leads.

This will be the last daily update regarding this matter from the Sabine County Sheriff’s Office. As the search continues for Edgar, any additional updates will be provided to the media as warranted.

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