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(TERRELL, Texas) — The person police believe to be responsible for the deaths of five people at four different locations in Terrell, Texas, has been arrested after an overnight manhunt.

ABC News affiliate WFAA-TV reports that Charles Everett Brownlow Jr., 36, was apprehended around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday following a car chase with authorities.

Brownlow is a suspect in the murder of a woman who was found in a home Monday with a fatal gunshot wound to the head.  Another woman was found dead in a burning home about 30 minutes later, according to WFAA.

Later Monday night, police discovered two more victims — a man and a woman — at another residence.

The fifth victim is said to be a convenience store clerk, WFAA reports.

No motive has been identified and police have not released the names of the victims. The murders are still under investigation.

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