NEWS RELEASE:  KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A MURDER ON STETSON AVENUE

Killeen, TX (December 22, 2022): Killeen Police are actively investigating the murder of a 47-year-old female.

On December 22, 2022, at approximately 1:24 a.m., Killeen Police Officers were dispatched to a 911 call in reference to a shooting victim in the 700 block of Stetson Avenue.  Officers arrived on scene and located the victim outside in an unfenced backyard of a residence.  The victim had an apparent fatal gunshot wound.  Kila Nanette Spencer, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Cliff Coleman at 3:26 a.m.  No arrests have been made at this time.

This is the twentieth murder victim for the City of Killeen this year.

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 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.

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

Alex Gearhart

Assistant Chief of Police

Killeen Police Department

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