Marshall dies after collapse in office

Claude Marshall Jr., Angelina County Precinct No. 3 justice of the peace, died Wednesday. According to reports, he collapsed Monday from what is believed to be a stroke in his Zavalla office and was found by his brother. He was transported to a local hospital and died there.

Marshall was serving out the remainder his term after Angelina County commissioners voted last year to eliminate Precinct 5 and consolidate Precinct 3 and Precinct 4, for which Marshall JP for about a decade.