Killeen Police Investigate Deceased Person

On December 22, 2016 a citizen called the Killeen Police Department around 6:15 am to report a male subject was possibly sleeping in his front yard in the 300 block of N. 56th St.  Officers arrived and discovered a deceased, unidentified black male in the caller’s front yard.  Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the male deceased at 7:03 am and ordered an autopsy.  The cause of death is still under investigation.

No further information will be released until the autopsy results are received.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this investigation to contact Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at  You can also download the app P3 tips on IOS and Android phones.  All information is anonymous and confidential and tips may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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