Killeen Police Investigate a Late-Night Homicide

Killeen, TX (June 11, 2022): Killeen Police are currently investigating the death of a 51-year-old female.

On Friday, June 10, 2022, at approximately 11:23 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard in reference to a disturbance. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female and male inside a hotel room. The female was unresponsive and when paramedics arrived, they advised that she had no signs of life. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the female deceased at 12:39 a.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The male was taken into custody and transported to the Killeen City Jail.

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

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division continue to actively investigate this incident and there is no additional information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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