Texas officials record deaths linked to Laura's landfall
HEMPHILL, Texas Texas recorded four deaths Friday linked to Hurricane Laura, which roared ashore along the Louisiana border the day before. Sabine County Emergency Management Coordinator Kerwin Lloyd identified the first death as David Murrell, 54, in East Texas. Jefferson County Precinct 7 Justice of the Peace Brad Burnett said the seven were found inside the Bida-Vinh game room in Port Arthur on Friday morning. One was 60, the other was 53, and both were from Port Arthur. At least two Port Arthur police officers also required hospital treatment for a dangerous level of carbon monoxide exposure, Burnett said.