Man charged for drowning death in Caldwell County

Man charged for drowning death in Caldwell County

Man charged for drowning death in Caldwell County

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on January 16, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 17 at 11:41 AM

CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas -- Police have arrested and charged a Caldwell County man in relation to a woman's death in November.

Willie Brite has been charged with criminally negligent homicide and felony DWI for the drowning death of Cynthia McKee on Nov. 1.

Police said on the night McKee drowned, Brite ignored a "road closed" barricade and drove into flooded Brushy Creek on Polonia Road. McKee was a passenger in the vehicle.

McKee's body was located 11 days later in Brushy Creek.

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