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HOUSTON Detectives investigating the shooting deaths of a Katy couple have found a weapon in the vehicle connected to the case, Fort Bend County Sheriff s deputies said.

Michael Walton and his wife, Lynda Walton, were found murdered at 5:15 p.m. on May 29, 2014 at their residence in the 24900 block of North Pointe Place in the Lake Pointe Estates subdivision.

Ryan Walton, 20, one of the couple s four children, was arrested in connection with the case last Saturday in Rosenberg.

Investigators said he was driving his mother s car, which he took from the residence on May 29. Detectives received a search warrant for the vehicle and found a .22 caliber rifle, which will undergo ballistic testing.

An initial investigation revealed that the Waltons were shot multiple times with a small-caliber weapon, according to deputies.

Deputies said Ryan Walton admitted he shot his parents to death on May 29.

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