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Two Arrested in Connection with the Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence in Fort Bend County, Texas

(FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS) – In a chilling discovery, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an unidentified body in a field in Guy, Texas on August 5, 2023. The decedent was identified as Kevin Wayne Fojtik, 45, from Guy, Texas, leading to the arrest of Austin Christopher Horn, 24, for Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence (altering or destroying a human corpse), and Matthew Allen Dubec, 29, for Tampering with Physical Evidence (altering or destroying a human corpse).

The investigation revealed that the deceased, Fojtik, and the primary suspect, Horn, were previously involved in a disagreement, believed to be the motive for the tragic killing. Horn was taken into custody on the same day without bond, while Dubec was arrested with a $200,000 bond. Both suspects are currently held in the Fort Bend County Jail.

The Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone with information regarding the death of Kevin Fojtik to come forward. Tips can be directed to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at 281-341-4665, option 1, or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at 281-342-8477. Tipsters may remain anonymous.


Sheriff Eric Fagan expressed his sorrow and determination in a statement, declaring, “This senseless tragedy is truly disheartening, knowing that nobody deserves to experience anything like this. We will not rest until all parties involved are held accountable for their actions.”


The investigation continues as law enforcement and the community grapple with the tragic loss of life and the actions that led to this harrowing event.

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