Man stabbed, killed overnight in Hillsboro

Suspect in Hillsboro deadly stabbing arrested

HILLSBORO - A Hillsboro man was stabbed to death early Tuesday morning near the corner of Walnut and Waco Street.

Hillsboro DPS received a call around 2:20 a.m. about the unresponsive person. Officials identified the victim as 21-year-old Glendaryl Rajon Montgomery.

According to DPS, investigators found witnesses to the stabbing as well as video evidence from surrounding business. Officials believe the stabbing was the result of an altercation of a backpack.

Justice of the Peace Shane Brassell pronounced Montgomery dead with the official cause of death currently under investgation. An autopsy has been ordered.

Hillsboro Department of Public Safety said around 3:40 p.m., 25-year-old Gregory Michael Mason Jr. was arrested and arraigned on charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence.

Mason's total bond was set at $1,010,000 by Municipal Judge J. Milburn.

Texas DPS Public Safety Crime Scene Unit continue to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Vicars with the Hillsboro DPS Criminal Investigation Unit at 245-582-8406.

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