Killeen Police Arrest Murder Suspect

Killeen, TX (May 3, 2023): Through the investigation, detectives with the Robbery-Homicide Unit identified a suspect.

On April 30, 2023, Lewis Carl Hunt, 41, of Killeen was placed under arrest by the Killeen Police Department Criminal Investigations Division. This case was presented to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office for review and a complaint was returned charging Hunt with Murder.

On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, Hunt was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Cliff Coleman and set his bond at $1,000,000. Hunt is currently in the Bell County Jail.

This investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.


Killeen, TX (April 30, 2023): Killeen Police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old male.

On Sunday, April 30, 2023, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Killeen Police Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Old FM 440 in reference to a call of a gunshot inside of a residence. Upon officers’ arrival, they discovered an adult male, showing no signs of life, with an apparent fatal gunshot wound.

The male, Kenny Ray Morgan, was pronounced deceased at 4:24 p.m., by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson.

This is the third Murder for the City of Killeen in 2023.

No arrest has been made at this time.

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

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this incident, to contact 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.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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