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District Judge Tom Greenwell Found Dead in His Courthouse Chambers

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

The body of District Judge Tom Greenwell was discovered Monday evening in his chambers at the Nueces County Courthouse. He suffered what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Greenwell took over the 319th district court in 2001, and became the first Republican in Nueces County to win a county-wide office. He was 57 years old.

Kiii News Reporter Bill Churchwell went Live with the details.

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