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  1. #1
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    Dec 2008
    High on Hummingbird Hill

    TX - Spenser Vogt, 19, Katy, 27 March 2009


    Snipped- more at link:

    KHOU.com staff report

    HOUSTON—The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing 19-year-old man from Katy.


    Spencer Vogt

    Spencer Vogt hasn’t been seen since Friday. He is hearing-impaired.

    Detectives are concerned because Vogt’s car was found in another state, being driven by someone from the Houston area.
    Bless the beasts and the children
    For in this world they have no voice,
    They have no choice.

    I’ve gone to look for myself. If I should return before I get back, keep me here.

  2. #2
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    Nov 2008
    North Carolina
    Body found in ditch may be missing man

    A body found in southeast Houston is believed to be that of a Katy teenager who's been missing for a week.
    Investigators discovered the body in a ditch on Fuqua near Cottingham last night. The search was prompted by a tip that a body was wrapped in a blue tarp and dumped in the area.
    Fort Bend County detectives say the body matches the description of 19-year-old Spencer Vogt.


  3. #3
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    Apr 2008

    Body positively identified as Katy teen

    By Jessica Willey http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?se...cal&id=6743028

    HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The medical examiner has just positively identified a body found late last night in southeast Houston as that of Spencer Vogt, 19, of Katy. He was a high school student who had already secured a scholarship to college.
    We're hearing from the mother of a local man who authorities say is a suspect in the murder. The victim's body was found off Fuqua and Cottingham in southeast Houston.
    As her son sits in a Georgia jail accused of murder, Wanda Wiltz wants the victim's family to know something

  4. #4
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    Nov 2008
    North Carolina
    Houston Man Confesses To Shooting Missing Katy Man,
    Dumping His Body
    A 19-year-old Houston man has confessed to killing a young Katy man whose body was found late Wednesday.

    Lee Banks III is being held by law enforcement officers in the small town of Cairo, Ga., where he was detained while driving a 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse belonging to Spencer Wallace Vogt.


  5. #5
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    Nov 2008
    North Carolina
    Accused Murderer Of Hearing-Impaired Cinco Ranch High Senior Arraigned In Houston Courtroom

    New details in the murder of 19-year-old Spencer Vogt emerged today as the Cinco Ranch High School senior’s accused killer, Lee Carl Banks, III, appeared in a Houston courtroom to formally hear the charges against him.

    Banks, also 19, was arraigned this morning before District Judge Michael McSpadden. He is charged with capital murder for allegedly killing Vogt and dumping his body, wrapped in a blue tarp, in a ditch in south Houston.
    According to law enforcement sources, Banks shot Vogt twice in the head.

    During the court hearing, Assistant District Attorney Connie Spence told the court Banks killed Vogt because he wanted Vogt’s car. Banks was arrested by police in Cairo, Ga. after he was stopped driving the victim’s 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

    The two men reportedly became acquainted online in a gay chat room and later met in person. The killing allegedly took place at Banks’ home in the 3300 block of Yellowstone, just east of the Texas Medical Center in Houston.

    One friend of Vogt’s described the meeting as a “hook-up” and said he warned the hearing-impaired Cinco Ranch High School senior against meeting anyone from the chat room.

    Banks was ordered held without bail.


  6. #6
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    Apr 2013
    From August 2011:


    Lee Carl Banks, a 19-year-old facing jail time for assault, wanted to start a new life in Atlanta. All he needed was a hot car and a little money to get there.

    Jurors Friday decided to sentence him to life in prison for shooting Spenser Vogt, a 19-year-old from Katy, for his black two-door convertible, his rings and the $20 in his wallet...

    In 2008, he pleaded guilty to assaulting a former boyfriend in exchange for a year of probation. Because he had failed to comply with the terms, including missing a class on domestic violence, his probation was scheduled to be revoked March 30, 2009. He would have gone back to jail, Spence said. That day, police in Cairo, Ga., pulled Banks over on his way to Atlanta. Vogt and his car had been missing for three days.

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