KPD Investigates Homicide on Pine Dr.

Killeen Police investigate a shooting on Pine Dr.

Officers responded to the 1400 block of Pine Dr. on Monday, October 20, 2014, at 5:30am, after receiving numerous calls about shots being fired in the area. Upon their arrival, they found a 64 year old female in her driveway with a gunshot wound. Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin pronounced the victim, Christine Watkins, deceased at 6:05am, an autopsy was ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate this homicide and information will be released as it becomes available.

There is no one in custody at this time and no suspect information; therefore we are asking for the community’s help.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this homicide or any suspicious activity in the area to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477), go online at or text BELLCO along with their tip to 274637.  Text HELP for help with the tip or text STOP to stop the tip, message and data rates may apply. All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip results in the arrest of the suspect involved in this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash

Tina Amerson

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department


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