Bryan murder suspect added to Texas top ten most wanted, reward offered

Frankie Lee Bell Jr., the man accused of a double murder in Bryan, is now one of the state's most wanted fugitives. Bell is accused of breaking into a home with a group of people in Bryan in early October and murdering brothers Terant and Dominique Frankl

A Bryan man has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list with a cash reward of $7,500 being offered for information leading to his arrest. 

The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Frankie Lee Bell Jr., 29, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list for his involvement in the double homicide that took place in Bryan on Oct. 3 that left two dead and one injured. 

Bell has ties to Caldwell and Somerville in Burleson County, as well as Bryan and Houston.

On Oct. 3 Bell and multiple other subjects were allegedly involved in an aggravated robbery at a home in Bryan.

As a result of the robbery, two men were shot and killed, and a third man inside the home was injured.

Bell’s whereabouts since then are unknown. The suspect had recently been released from a Texas Department of Criminal Justice facility in June 2017, where he served a 12-year sentence for shooting two men in 2005. 

Bell is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 175 pounds. He has a tattoo of a dog paw and a 5-point star on his right forearm; a “B” hand sign on his outer right forearm; a “59” on his left bicep; other tattoos covering his neck and both arms; and a scar near his right eye.

For more information or updates in the event of his arrest, see his wanted bulletin at: http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/MostWanted/fugitiveDetails?id=385.

 

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