Update to Andover Drive Homicide.
UPDATE – February 13, 2019
On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, the Bell County District Attorneys’ Office reviewed this case and returned a complaint charging Anthony Taylor Masters-Gutierrez, 27, with Murder. He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke and bond was set at $1,000,000. He was transported to the Bell County Jail after arraignment.
The victim is identified as John Dearmontrice Mitchell, 27, of Killeen.
On Monday, February 10, 2020, at approximately 5:27 P.M., officers were advised by Ft. Hood personnel that a subject was at the East Gate claiming to have murdered his roommate. Officers met with the subject and ascertained an address in Killeen where this may have occurred. Officers then went to the 2300 block of Andover Dr. and located a deceased individual within an apartment at that location.
The victim was pronounced deceased at 6:14 P.M. by Justice of the Peace Daryl Peters. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The suspect was taken into custody and is in the Killeen City Jail.
Commander Ronnie Supak
Killeen Police Department