Killeen Police are conducting a Death Investigation.
Officers responded to the 400 block of 48th Street at 12:01am, on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, after receiving a 911 call of a man down. Upon the officers arrival they located a male lying on the ground, unconscious and not breathing. The Killeen Fire Department EMS arrived however they were unable to resuscitate him. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene at 12:39am; he ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.
The name and age of the victim have been withheld at this time due to the ongoing investigation.
Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this incident or anyone involved, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text BELLCO along with your tip anonymously to 274637. Text HELP to 274637 for help with the tip or text STOP to 274637 to stop the tip. All information is confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of person responsible for this crime, you could be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in cash.
Killeen Police Department