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Fort Benning soldier charged with capital murder

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TRAVIS COUNTY, TX (WTVM) - Travis County authorities have charged a soldier, who was  formerly based at Fort Benning, with capital murder.

Twenty-two-year-old Travis Baczewski was arrested Monday, after he had taken his mother's car and credit card.

He was considered a person of interest in the death of his mother 54-year-old Violetta Baczewski. Her body was found at her home in Travis County on Sunday afternoon. Evidence, however, pointed to foul play. 

Baczewski was a member of the Third Brigade, but officials he was classified as awol by the army as of July 10th.

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll bring you the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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