Killeen Police Investigate a Murder on Avenue B

Killeen, TX (June 11, 2021): A deceased male was found lying on the side of the road in the 200 block of West Avenue B.

On Friday, June 11, 2021, at approximately 2:06 a.m., a Killeen Police officer was patrolling the area of N. College Street and W. Avenue A when he was waved down by a citizen. The officer came to a stop in the 200 block of Avenue B and noticed a black male lying in the grassy area on the side of the roadway. The officer immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.

The victim, 60-year-old Darryl Glen Williams, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 3:14 a.m.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

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 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.

This makes the sixth criminal homicide in Killeen.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Releases Person in Custody

UPDATE -NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A MURDER ON 42ND STREET

Killeen, TX (June 11, 2021): The person that was custody has been released pending further investigation.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A MURDER ON 42ND STREET

Killeen, TX (June 8, 2021): A 38-year-old male is deceased after being shot at a residence in the 300 block of S. 42nd Street.

Officers with the Killeen Police Department were dispatched on Monday, June 7, 2021, at approximately 12:34 p.m., to the 300 block of S. 42nd Street in reference to shots fired. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect were in a domestic altercation when the suspect produced a handgun and fired at the victim.

The victim, Anthony House, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 2:08 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Through the investigation, one person was identified and detained at the scene. The suspect is awaiting formal charges from the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.


This makes the fifth criminal homicide in Killeen.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Identify Deceased Female Victim

Killeen, TX (June 9, 2021): The name of the female victim is 54-year-old Ronda Kaye Mack.

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

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A DEATH INVESTIGATION ON RAINBOW CIRCLE

Killeen, TX (June 8, 2021): A body was found lying under a tree in the 4800 block of Rainbow Circle.

Killeen Police were dispatched on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at approximately 9:33 a.m., in reference to a possibly deceased body on Rainbow Circle. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a female in some plastic bags covering a portion of her body. Killeen Paramedics arrived to provide first aid and found no signs of life. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the victim deceased at 10:50 a.m. and ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. At this time there is no indication of foul play pending the results from the autopsy.

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

There is no imminent danger to the area.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Death Investigation on Rainbow Circle

Killeen, TX (June 8, 2021): A body was found lying under a tree in the 4800 block of Rainbow Circle.

Killeen Police were dispatched on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at approximately 9:33 a.m., in reference to a possibly deceased body on Rainbow Circle. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a female in some plastic bags covering a portion of her body. Killeen Paramedics arrived to provide first aid and found no signs of life. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the victim deceased at 10:50 a.m. and ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. At this time there is no indication of foul play pending the results from the autopsy. 

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

There is no imminent danger to the area.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Murder on 42nd Street

Killeen, TX (June 8, 2021): A 38-year-old male is deceased after being shot at a residence in the 300 block of S. 42nd Street.

Officers with the Killeen Police Department were dispatched on Monday, June 7, 2021, at approximately 12:34 p.m., to the 300 block of S. 42nd Street in reference to shots fired. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect were in a domestic altercation when the suspect produced a handgun and fired at the victim.

The victim, Anthony House, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 2:08 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Through the investigation, one person was identified and detained at the scene. The suspect is awaiting formal charges from the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.
This makes the fifth criminal homicide in Killeen.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KILLEEN POLICE IDENTIFIES SHOOTING VICTIM

Killeen, TX (June 3, 2021): The victim from the shooting incident was identified as a 16-year-old juvenile through fingerprints by the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences. Due to the age of the victim, his name will not be released.

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

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UPDATE NEWS RELEASE: THE VICTIM FROM SHOOTING INVESTIGATION DIES FROM INJURIES

Killeen, TX (June 1, 2021): The victim succumbed from his injuries on Monday, May 31, 2021. Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson pronounced him deceased at 3:02 p.m.

The victim did not have any identification on him, and his identity is pending results from the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

During the investigation, a Person of Interest was apprehended with the assistance of a K9 Officer for an unrelated warrant.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are asking if anyone has any information or video from this incident, please contact the police department at (254) 501-8800.

This is the fourth criminal homicide of the year.

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 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.

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

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE ARE ON THE SCENE OF A SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (May 31, 2021): On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 1:21 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Dickens Drive in reference to a shots fired disturbance.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male on the side of the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition. Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are currently on scene investigating this incident.

There is no imminent danger to the area.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KILLEEN POLICE CONDUCT A DEATH INVESTIGATION

Killeen, TX (June 1, 2021): On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 4:24 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Adams Avenue in reference to a suspicious circumstances call.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a deceased body in the backyard of a residence. Officers were unable to locate any identification and the body was sent to the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The identity is pending the results from the medical examiner.

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 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.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

VICTIM FROM SHOOTING INVESTIGATION DIES FROM INJURIES

Killeen, TX (June 1, 2021): The victim succumbed from his injuries on Monday, May 31, 2021. Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson pronounced him deceased at 3:02 p.m.

The victim did not have any identification on him, and his identity is pending results from the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

During the investigation, a Person of Interest was apprehended with the assistance of a K9 Officer for an unrelated warrant.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are asking if anyone has any information or video from this incident, please contact the police department at (254) 501-8800.

This is the fifth criminal homicide of the year.

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 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.

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

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE ARE ON THE SCENE OF A SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (May 31, 2021): On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 1:21 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Dickens Drive in reference to a shots fired disturbance.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male on the side of the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition. Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are currently on scene investigating this incident.

There is no imminent danger to the area.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Officer Involved Shooting Presented to Bell County Grand Jury

Killeen, TX (May 21, 2021): On May 19, 2021, the Texas Rangers presented the case to the Bell County Grand Jury for review and after deliberation, no prosecution will take place against Officer Reynaldo Contreras.

Any further inquiries can be sent to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.

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UPDATE – NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE AND TEXAS RANGERS ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (January 13, 2021): The deceased male has been identified as 52-year-old Patrick Lynn Warren, Sr. of Killeen.

The officer involved, Officer Reynaldo Contreras, is a 5-year veteran of the department. He remains on administrative leave pending the results of the investigation.

In addition to the investigation being conducted by the Texas Rangers, the Killeen Police Department is conducting a separate Internal Affairs investigation.

For any inquires with the Texas Rangers, send to Sgt. Bryan Washko at Bryan.Washko@dps.texas.gov.

Police Chief Charles Kimble issues the following statement to the public:

This incident is rightfully of great concern to the community. As Killeen Police Chief, it is my duty to ensure a thorough investigation is conducted so that all parties, including the public, have the answers they seek. There are many more facts in this case that are not publicly available at this time. I assure you that more information will be made available as soon as appropriate, and I ask for your patience as both investigations proceed.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE AND TEXAS RANGERS ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (January 10, 2021): At approximately 5:29 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Carrollton Avenue in reference to a 911 call in reference to a psychiatric call. Upon the officer’s arrival, he encountered an emotionally distressed man. The officer initially used his conducted energy weapon, which was ineffective, and then discharged his duty weapon during the encounter, striking the subject. The male was transported by paramedics to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center and later succumbed to his injuries. He was pronounced deceased by medical personnel and Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke.

The Killeen Police Department Criminal Investigation Division and the Texas Rangers responded to the scene and an investigation is ongoing, being led by the Rangers.

Any further requests for information surrounding this incident can be directed to Sgt. Bryan Washko with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

As per protocol, the officer will be placed on administrative leave.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Need Your Help Identifying a Suspect

Killeen, TX (May 17, 2021): The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and a second female were approached by an unknown male, when he fired a weapon at them multiple times. The second female received minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The victim is currently in critical condition.

Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit obtained video surveillance and captured these two still photos of the suspect. He is described as a black male, last seen wearing a black hoodie with a red shirt or undergarment underneath, black pants, and black and white tennis shoes.

If anyone has any information about this suspect or the incident, they are asked to contact the police department or 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.

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

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATES A LATE-NIGHT SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (May 16, 2021): On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at approximately 2:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Hangover Club located at 104 W. Elms Road in reference to a shots fired disturbance. While officers were in route, they were advised that there was a shooting victim. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female suffering from a gunshot wound. She was immediately transported to Baylor Scott & White in critical but stable condition.

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 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.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department