Killeen Police Investigate Seventh Criminal Homicide

UPDATE NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE SEVENTH CRIMINAL HOMICIDE

Killeen, TX (June 14, 2021): The preliminary results from the medical examiner resulted that the cause of death was a homicide.

The identity of the victim is pending DNA results, which may take some time to confirm.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE CONDUCT A DEATH INVESTIGATION

Killeen, TX (June 1, 2021): On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 4:24 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Adams Avenue in reference to a suspicious circumstances call.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a deceased body in the backyard of a residence. Officers were unable to locate any identification and the body was sent to the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The identity is pending the results from the medical examiner.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this incident, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Motorcycle Fatality on State Highway 195

Killeen, TX (June 13, 2021): A 21-year-old male is deceased from a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle on State Highway 195.

On Saturday, June 12, 2021, at approximately 4:43 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 12200 State Highway 195 in reference to a 911 call about a motorcycle accident. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located the male operator of the motorcycle lying in the roadway.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the operator of the motorcycle was traveling northbound in the inside lane on SH-195. A white Chevrolet 3500 pickup truck was stopped at a stop sign and proceed to cross the intersection when both the motorcycle and truck collided. The operator of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet.

The operator of the motorcycle, Cullen McKay Beeson, succumbed to his injuries and pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 5:10 p.m.

Investigators with the Traffic Unit are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash and did not get a chance to speak to officers at the scene, to please contact the Killeen Police Traffic Section at (254) 501-8800.

This fatality continues to be investigated and there is no additional information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Murder on Avenue B

Killeen, TX (June 11, 2021): A deceased male was found lying on the side of the road in the 200 block of West Avenue B.

On Friday, June 11, 2021, at approximately 2:06 a.m., a Killeen Police officer was patrolling the area of N. College Street and W. Avenue A when he was waved down by a citizen. The officer came to a stop in the 200 block of Avenue B and noticed a black male lying in the grassy area on the side of the roadway. The officer immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.

The victim, 60-year-old Darryl Glen Williams, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 3:14 a.m.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this incident, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

This makes the sixth criminal homicide in Killeen.

This investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Releases Person in Custody

UPDATE -NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A MURDER ON 42ND STREET

Killeen, TX (June 11, 2021): The person that was custody has been released pending further investigation.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A MURDER ON 42ND STREET

Killeen, TX (June 8, 2021): A 38-year-old male is deceased after being shot at a residence in the 300 block of S. 42nd Street.

Officers with the Killeen Police Department were dispatched on Monday, June 7, 2021, at approximately 12:34 p.m., to the 300 block of S. 42nd Street in reference to shots fired. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect were in a domestic altercation when the suspect produced a handgun and fired at the victim.

The victim, Anthony House, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 2:08 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Through the investigation, one person was identified and detained at the scene. The suspect is awaiting formal charges from the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.


This makes the fifth criminal homicide in Killeen.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Identify Deceased Female Victim

Killeen, TX (June 9, 2021): The name of the female victim is 54-year-old Ronda Kaye Mack.

This death investigation is ongoing and at this time no other information will be released.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A DEATH INVESTIGATION ON RAINBOW CIRCLE

Killeen, TX (June 8, 2021): A body was found lying under a tree in the 4800 block of Rainbow Circle.

Killeen Police were dispatched on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at approximately 9:33 a.m., in reference to a possibly deceased body on Rainbow Circle. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a female in some plastic bags covering a portion of her body. Killeen Paramedics arrived to provide first aid and found no signs of life. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the victim deceased at 10:50 a.m. and ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. At this time there is no indication of foul play pending the results from the autopsy.

The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification next of kin.

There is no imminent danger to the area.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Death Investigation on Rainbow Circle

Killeen, TX (June 8, 2021): A body was found lying under a tree in the 4800 block of Rainbow Circle.

Killeen Police were dispatched on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at approximately 9:33 a.m., in reference to a possibly deceased body on Rainbow Circle. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a female in some plastic bags covering a portion of her body. Killeen Paramedics arrived to provide first aid and found no signs of life. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the victim deceased at 10:50 a.m. and ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. At this time there is no indication of foul play pending the results from the autopsy. 

The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification next of kin.

There is no imminent danger to the area.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Murder on 42nd Street

Killeen, TX (June 8, 2021): A 38-year-old male is deceased after being shot at a residence in the 300 block of S. 42nd Street.

Officers with the Killeen Police Department were dispatched on Monday, June 7, 2021, at approximately 12:34 p.m., to the 300 block of S. 42nd Street in reference to shots fired. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect were in a domestic altercation when the suspect produced a handgun and fired at the victim.

The victim, Anthony House, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 2:08 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Through the investigation, one person was identified and detained at the scene. The suspect is awaiting formal charges from the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.
This makes the fifth criminal homicide in Killeen.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KILLEEN POLICE IDENTIFIES SHOOTING VICTIM

Killeen, TX (June 3, 2021): The victim from the shooting incident was identified as a 16-year-old juvenile through fingerprints by the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences. Due to the age of the victim, his name will not be released.

This investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information at this time.

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UPDATE NEWS RELEASE: THE VICTIM FROM SHOOTING INVESTIGATION DIES FROM INJURIES

Killeen, TX (June 1, 2021): The victim succumbed from his injuries on Monday, May 31, 2021. Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson pronounced him deceased at 3:02 p.m.

The victim did not have any identification on him, and his identity is pending results from the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

During the investigation, a Person of Interest was apprehended with the assistance of a K9 Officer for an unrelated warrant.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are asking if anyone has any information or video from this incident, please contact the police department at (254) 501-8800.

This is the fourth criminal homicide of the year.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this incident, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous.

This investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information at this time.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE ARE ON THE SCENE OF A SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (May 31, 2021): On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 1:21 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Dickens Drive in reference to a shots fired disturbance.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male on the side of the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition. Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are currently on scene investigating this incident.

There is no imminent danger to the area.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KILLEEN POLICE CONDUCT A DEATH INVESTIGATION

Killeen, TX (June 1, 2021): On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 4:24 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Adams Avenue in reference to a suspicious circumstances call.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a deceased body in the backyard of a residence. Officers were unable to locate any identification and the body was sent to the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The identity is pending the results from the medical examiner.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this incident, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

VICTIM FROM SHOOTING INVESTIGATION DIES FROM INJURIES

Killeen, TX (June 1, 2021): The victim succumbed from his injuries on Monday, May 31, 2021. Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson pronounced him deceased at 3:02 p.m.

The victim did not have any identification on him, and his identity is pending results from the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

During the investigation, a Person of Interest was apprehended with the assistance of a K9 Officer for an unrelated warrant.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are asking if anyone has any information or video from this incident, please contact the police department at (254) 501-8800.

This is the fifth criminal homicide of the year.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this incident, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous.

This investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information at this time.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE ARE ON THE SCENE OF A SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (May 31, 2021): On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 1:21 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Dickens Drive in reference to a shots fired disturbance.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male on the side of the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition. Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are currently on scene investigating this incident.

There is no imminent danger to the area.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department