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Escapee dead from self-inflicted gunshot

May 22, 2012 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Department

Parker County Sheriff’s Office has been notified that an inmate escapee shot and killed himself Tuesday morning around 10 a.m.

North Carolina Haywood County Sheriff Bobby Suttles confirmed that Haywood County deputies were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle confirmed stolen out of Jack County.

The driver of the stolen truck was identified Donald McFaden Orange, 29.

Orange had traveled over stop sticks (road spikes) during the pursuit and when deputies approached the truck, Orange shot himself in the head with a shotgun.

This is the only confirmed information to the Parker County Sheriff’s Office.

Orange escaped from Parker County last week.

Sports Calendar

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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