Killeen Police Charge 21-Year-Old with Murder

Killeen, TX (February 7, 2023): A 21-year-old male has been charged with Murder of Jonathon Allen Hampton.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division Robbery-Homicide Unit investigated this homicide and presented the case to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office. A complaint was returned charging Antonio Trevon Edwards Hodges with Murder. Justice of the Peace Cliff Coleman arraigned Hodges and set his bond at $1,000,000. Hodges is currently in the Bell County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time no other information will be released.


UPDATE – September 18, 2020

Offense upgraded to Murder Investigation

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division were notified that the victim in this offense succumbed to their injuries. The victim is identified as Jonathon Allen Hampton, 24, of Killeen. Justice of the Peace Theodore Duffield pronounced Hampton deceased at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple. An autopsy was ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Detectives with the Homicide Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest. The images are of an individual wanted for questioning related to this offense. This individual also owns, or had access to, the white Volvo S60 pictured in the security footage.

Please contact the department at 254-501-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at 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.


Killeen Police Investigate Aggravated Assault on Fairview Drive

On Monday, September 14, 2020, at approximately 2:19 a.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Fairview Dr. in reference to a shooting. The victim, a 24-year-old male, was transported by helicopter to Baylor Scott and White in Temple. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and remains in critical condition.

Detectives continue to investigate this case and more information will be released as it becomes available.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time no other information will be released.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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