Killeen Police Arrest Second Murder Suspect

Killeen, TX (August 17, 2022): A 20-year-old is currently in jail for the Murder of Yolanda N’Gaojia.

On August 13, 2022, the Bell County District Attorney’s Office issued a complaint charging Demario Jabar Moore with Murder. On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, officers with the Killeen Police Department Violent Crime Action Team and members of the U.S. Marshals Service -Lone Star Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Moore. On Wednesday, August 17, 2022, Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke arraigned Moore and set his bond at $1,000,000. Moore is currently in the Bell County Jail.

Detectives continue to actively investigate this case and there is no additional information at this time.

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UPDATE – NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE ARREST MURDER SUSPECT

Killeen, TX (August 13, 2022): A 17-year-old is currently in jail for the Murder of Yolanda N’Gaojia.

On Saturday, August 13, 2022, this case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging Christian Lamar Weston with Murder. Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson arraigned Weston and ordered him to be Held with No Bond. Weston was also arraigned on an unrelated Unlicensed Carrying of a Weapon where that bond was set at $5,000. Weston is awaiting transport to the Bell County Jail.

Detectives continue to actively investigate this case and there is no additional information at this time.

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UPDATE – NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE IDENTIFY MURDER VICTIM

Killeen, TX (March 24, 2022): Killeen Police have identified the victim as Yolanda N’Gaojia.

Detectives with the Homicide Unit believe people have information about this incident and the people involved. We urge you to come forward with your information.
Detectives continue to actively investigate this case and there is no additional information at this time.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A MURDER ON SH-195

Killeen, TX (March 22, 2022): Killeen Police are actively investigating the ninth Murder in the City of Killeen.

Officers with the Killeen Police Department were dispatched on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at approximately 5:03 p.m., to the 13000 block of State Highway 195 in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located two victims who had been shot.
One victim, a 52-year-old female, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 6:56 p.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The second victim received non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released at the scene.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this Murder, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous, and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

We want to let the community know that this was an isolated incident and there is no continued threat to the general public.

Detectives are actively investigating this Murder and there is no additional information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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