Third Person Arrested in Homicide

UPDATE – June 23, 2020

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, the Bell County Attorney’s Office issued a directive to apprehend for a 15 year-old male juvenile and he was charged with Capital Murder.  The juvenile was taken into custody and is currently in the Bell County Juvenile Detention Center.

This case continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.  

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UPDATE – June 22, 2020

The investigation revealed that Breez Breann Collier, 24, of Harker Heights and Jessica Helen Hampton, 18, of Killeen, agreed to meet with the victim, Shareef Ali-Barnett on the night of the Murder.  Both Collier and Hampton planned and worked together to carry out a robbery of Shareef.  During the commission of that robbery, Shareef Ali-Barnett was shot and killed.   The forensic evidence, as well as surveillance video; corroborated witness statements of the crime.

Collier and Hampton were arrested by the members of the United States Marshals – Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in the 1000 block of Central Texas Expressway in Killeen on outstanding warrants and possession of controlled substance. 

On June 21, 2020, the Bell County Attorney’s Office reviewed this case and complaints were returned charging Breez Breann Collier and Jessica Helen Hampton with Murder. 

Both were arraigned by Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin who set their bond at $1,000,000 and are currently in the Bell County Jail.

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UPDATE – June 16, 2020

The name of the victim has been identified as 24 year-old Shareef Raekwon Alibarnett.

This case continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.  

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Killeen Police Investigate a Homicide on Evergreen.

On Sunday, June 14, 2020, at approximately 1:59 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Evergreen Drive in reference to a 911 call about shots fired.  Upon the officers’ arrival they located a male lying at the intersection of Florence Road and Evergreen Drive with a gunshot wound and not breathing.  Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the male deceased at 2:52 am on scene and ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensics Sciences in Dallas.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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