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Killeen Murder Cases 2022
January 06 Roderick Pollard, 41 (Army Vet), shot at the Obok Restraunt & Club at 2815 S Ft Hood Street January 8 Elvin Joel Vale-Crespo, 31-year-old male found in his home in the 300 block of 22nd St. KPD was called
to do a welfare check after he had not been heard from for several days. Cause of death not released
March 05 Ketrelle Bolden, 31, found deceased inside a residence in the 1300 block of Gray Street
Around 3:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Dean Avenue to a shot fired call. When they arrived, they found a 25-year-old female suffering from a gunshot and were told that there was a second victim at a residence on Gray Street. The female victim was airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in critical condition.
March 07 Robin Lynn Ashford, 49, found in her apartment after the Killeen fire department responded to a fire in the
4300 block of Lake Road around 1:43 am, Ashford was pronounced dead at 2:44 am. On March 09
after a preliminary autopsy Killeen Police Department announced Ms. Ashford's death will be investigated as
March 10 Nicholas Gage Debrum, 19, found shot in the 2900 block of Lake Road. Debrum died the following day.
March 11 Neosha A Johnson, 25, found shot in a residence at the 5800 block of Redstone Drive.
Robert E Whitaker III, 29, found in the 2600 block of Brook Hollow Circle. SOLVED According to KPD Whitaker
murdered Johnson and later turned the gun on himself, he was found deceased.
March 12 Makayla R Martin, 11, found shot in the 400 block of Vega Lane
March 12 Alyssa Whitfield, 6, the cousin of Makayla. Also shot was Makayla's mother 38-year-old Danielle Gaines was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. She was able to escape to a neighbor's home and call for help. She was treated at the hospital and has been released.
Uninjured was Makayla's brother who was able to escape to a neighbor's house.
KPD believes the shootings occurred during a domestic disturbance between the husband and wife.
Retired Army vet Kendrick Donnell Gaines (stepfather of Makayla) has been arrested and charged with capital murder. SOLVED
March 22 Yolanda N'Gaojia, 52, was shot and killed at her son's grave as she was preparing for a balloon release for her son's 22nd birthday. N'Gaojia's son, Amir passed away 01/01/22. The second victim received non-life- threatening injuries and was treated and released at the scene.
March 24 Revierra E A Gibson, 18
March 24 A'lik Wilson, 15 were fatally shot in the 600 block of Brook Drive. SOLVED
Ruben J Fuentes, Jr. is currently in custody in connection with the murders currently not charged with capital
murder, but 2 separate murders
April 15 Isaiah J Lozada, 22 was found deceased on a bank of Nolan Creek located at the 600 block of Avenue K
Cause of death pending autopsy
June 11 Helena Deloris Holmes, 51 was found unresponsive in a hotel room on the 2700 block of E Veterans Memorial Blvd. SOLVED Juan Enoc Bamaca Pliego, 36 who was in the hotel room with Ms. Holmes has been arrested
and charged with murder and immigration violation.
Killeen Murder Cases 2021
January 30 Asher Levi Kitchens, 34, shot and killed, two others taken to hospital. The three men were at a residence in the 600 block of Murphy Street. SOLVED Syrknoreon Dewuntrel Pilgram, 30 was charged with murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
February 21 Anthony Newton, 25, shot and killed in the 4400 block of Watercrest Road SOLVED Gregory Ellis,21 charged
with Tampering/Fabricating Evidence. This shooting was deemed non-criminal.
February 23 Tiffany S Shepard, 34, shot and killed in the 3900 block of Tatonka Dr. SOLVED Archie A Mitchell husband of
Tiffany committed suicide
May 2 Michael D Sanders, 28, found shot at 308 S 2nd St. (Club Legends)
May 31 Jaquan Tahaj Davis, 16, missing since April 2 was found on May 31 after officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Dickens Drive in reference to shots fired. They located a male on the side of the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. A Person of Interest was apprehended for an unrelated warrant
May 31 Hudson Tai, 67, was found deceased in a backyard in the 600 block of Adams Ave., no ID was found, Tai was
identified through dental records. Hudson Tai was reported missing and last seen on May 26, 2021 in the 600 block of Adams Avenue. June 14, Mr. Tai's death has been declared a homicide.
June 7 Ronda K Mack, 54, found deceased under a tree 4800 block of Rainbow Circle. Woman was fully clothed and had plastic bags covering parts of her body. (Original article stated her body was found wrapped in plastic). There is no indication of foul play at this time, pending the results of the autopsy.
June 7 Anthony House, 38, shot in the 300 block of S 42nd Street. SOLVED Deemed a domestic dispute the suspect was initially arrested, and released
June 11 Darryl G Williams, 60, found lying in the grass in the 200 block of Avenue B
July 31 Deon Dewayne Elliot, 36, shot in the 4300 block of S Ft Hood near the Elms Rd intersection, 2 persons of
interest have been detained
August 1 Kentaro T Cooper, 25, fatally shot at Valero Convenience store where he worked on the corner of Trimmier & E Elms
August 9 Alexander Terwilliger, 40, KPD responded to Seton Medical Center in Harker Heights where an assault victim succumbed to injuries, he received on the 4300 block of Swan Dr.
September 5 Braylon Hines, 21, died at the scene, 2 people shot at the Liberty 6 Motel the other victim is in the hospital
September 6 Cullen Sinclair, 18, found shot in his vehicle in the 4500 block of Westcliff Road
September 8 Alondra Santiago,19, found Sept 7 shot in her vehicle in the 1800 block of Stardust Drive
September 16 Sgt. Francine Martinez was shot in the head on Sept. 7 as she was driving her car, by a fellow soldier Cpl Nakealon K Mosley who was driving another vehicle. SOLVED 10/27/21 Grand Jury Indicted Mosley for murder. 11/10/21 Mosley has once again been Indicted by the Grand Jury for murder
Current jail status: Mosley has not been charged with murder, he has been charged with AGG Assault Date/Family/House and DISCHARGE FIREARM IN CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES
W/Weapon and Discharge firearm in certain municipalities
October 16 Darian N Barlow, 21, shot in a parking lot near Club Legends 2 males and 1 female were also shot and listed in critical but stable condition
October 31 Jhirmack W Brown, 39, Brown and Perry T Davis got into a verbal altercation, both shot each other. SOLVED
Nov. 3. 2021 Davis was charged with murder
November 9 James M Moten, 43, found deceased on the 400 block of Sladecek Drive Moten had been stabbed, also found
at the residence was his son Javon Moten, 18, who died of a self-inflected gunshot wound SOLVED
November 15 Dominic Nichols, 18, died of a gunshot wound at an apartment parking lot in the 600 block of W Hallmark Avenue.
December 21 Amos J Goff, 23, shot in the head at the 700 block of Cardinal Avenue
Police state that this is the 18th homicide in Killeen.
TOTAL MURDERS 18 TOTAL SOLVED 7 TOTAL UNSOLVED 11
Killeen Murder Cases 2020
January 8 Michael Cirilo, 32, shot and killed
January 10 James Centron Taylor Mitchell, Jr. 18, shot and killed SOLVED Mitchell was shot when breaking into a
residence. (No charges were made)
January 14 Quan Kendrick Devin Scott, 2 months, murdered by his caregiver SOLVED
Shanique Shaniel-Shavon Parker, 29, has plead not guilty
February 9 Ann Evans, 63, found murdered in her home SOLVED Luke Matthew Cuellar, 25, the boyfriend of Evans’ granddaughter stabbed Evans in the neck during a robbery. Cuellar is charged with murder
February 10 John D. Mitchell, 27, stabbed to death SOLVED Anthony Taylor Masters-Gutierrez, 27, charged with murder
February 10 Teckla Domesca, 19, shot and killed Jordan Henry Jessup, 21, Shane M Duncan, 21 have been indicted for theft of fire arms belonging to Domesca but not his murder March 1 SPC Shelby Jones, 20, shot and killed SOLVED Bell County grand jury did not take action
March 14 Asia Cline, 22, shot and killed, SOLVED 8/28/20 Barnard Lnell Morrow, 21, was charged with "capital murder of multiple persons,"
March 14 SPC Freddy B Delacruz, 23, shot and killed, SOLVED 8/28/20 Barnard Lnell Morrow, 21, was charged with "capital murder of multiple persons,"
March 14 Shaquan Markell Allred, 23, shot and killed, SOLVED 8/28/20 Barnard Lnell Morrow, 21, was charged with "capital murder of multiple persons,"
March 16 Terrance Darnell Iles, 22, shot and killed
March 23 Michael Steven Wardrobe, 23, shot and killed SOLVED SPC Jovino Jamel Roy, 22, has been charged with murder
March 29 Kaitlyn Silverio, 20, shot and killed SOLVED De’Jauna Monte Williams, 18,
and Cedric Vernon Henderson Jr., 19, have been charged with murder
May 4 Kevin Anton Davis, 58, shot and killed. Davis is the son of former Bell County Justice of the
Peace Claudia Brown
May 16 Nalani Jessica Hendrich, 8 months, her father Eddice Octavius Braswell, 22 , charged with injury to a child with serious bodily injury/mental defect-intentional SOLVED
June 1 Christopher McWhorter, 35, shot and killed during a struggle with a gun SOLVED Sean T. Bordelon has been charged with manslaughter
June 1 Ricky Darnell Ball, 30, shot and killed
June 2 Jared Michael Tristan, 29, shot and killed SOLVED Bell County Grand Jury did not take action
June 14 Shareef Raekwon Ali-Barnett, (Army vet) 24, shot and killed SOLVED 24 yr old Breez Collier and 18 yr old Jessica Hampton, are each charged with murder, also arrested and charged Hampton's 15 year old brother
June 19 Pvt. Gregory Wedel-Morales, 23, skeletal remains of a missing soldier discovered in Killeen were positively identified as those of Private Gregory Morales. Morales was last seen alive Aug. 19, 2019.
June 27 Nilsa Maria Arce, 50, thrown off a balcony June 25, SOLVED Raymond A Rivera, 35, charged with aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury**Update charges have been changed to murder
September 14 Jervontre Robinson, 14, found unresponsive at his home in the 5000 block of Willamette Lane SOLVED
A recent article KDH states Robinson's death to be a Justified Homicide
September 16 Jonathon A. Hampton, 24, shot in the head on Fairview Dr. Sept. 14
September 21 Emma Jones, 43, shot on 9/19 in the 2600 Block of Lewis St SOLVED Chance Anthony Harrison, 48 has been charged with murder
September 25 Damien Xavier Rocha-Torres, 18, shot an killed in 2500 block of Camp Cooper Dr. SOLVED 16yr old arrested
October 24 Robin Renee Moses, 30, shot and killed
October 24 Rodell E. Wallace, 29, shot and killed
October 24 Malcolm J. Laborn, 26, shot and killed
November 23 Qutub U Qurashi, 57, shot on Nov 21 by his son Mohammed A Qurashi, 21 SOLVED
December 12 Bryan S Story, 32,(Army vet) involved in a hit and run SOLVED Jordan M Smart, 27. May 24, 2020 Smart hit 2
men with his vehicle and ran. Story died on 12/12/20 of injuries sustained from the incident. Smart faces numerous charges including murder
December 17 Tonya Denise Dixon, 45, shot and killed in the 300 block of S 10th Street
December 26 Cadarian Connell Parker,19, shot and killed 700 block of Houston St. (5 year old also shot but survived)
TOTAL MURDERS 32 TOTAL SOLVED 20 UNSOLVED 12
Killeen Murder cases in 2019
January 3 Jenna Scott, 28
Michael Swearingin, 32
Both cases have been SOLVED
Note....Cedric Marks who murdered both in Killeen, drove their bodies to Oklahoma and buried them in
shallow graves. Maya Maxwell, 26 has also been indicted. Marks is also a person of interest in the
disappearance of April Pease who went missing Sept. 2009 in Bloomington, MN.
April is also the mother of Marks' 13 year old son, her disappearance
occurred prior to a scheduled custody court date.** UPDATE 3/17/20 Marks now faces another murder
charge for the kidnap and murder of April Pease in MN**Marks is currently held in Bell County on capital
murder charges. **Although murders occurred in Killeen, Temple PD is handling the cases**
February 17 Obadiah Moishe Bush, 17, shot and killed SOLVED Darius Kirt York, 21 and Zamante Jamon Alvis, 17
were arrested. York has been charged with murder
March 21 Rudolph Kenyetta Hardison, 37, shot and killed, found inside his car
June 3 Chelsea Lynell Cheatham, 32, Chelsea was found murdered in a room at the Days Inn,
however no mention of this was ever made in the Killeen news paper until Sept. 19 SOLVED
20 year old soldier Cory Grafton confessed to the murder, his DNA also found at the crime scene
June 9 Kevin Lebriant Thomas, 29, shot and killed
June 18 Luis Angel Santiago, 28, shot and killed SOLVED 4 men have been indicted for murder
Dexter Washington, 47, his sons Shyheem 21, Javonte 16, and Eric Madden 22
June 30 Seth Ward, 33, found murdered in his pickup truck
August 11 Jacques Lee Jackson, 17, shot and killed
August 28 Zeontre Da’Shon Horton, 18, shot and killed SOLVED Myshan Leandre Diggles, 30, and Malik Devante
Chrystal, 21 have been arrested only charged with deadly conduct/deadly firearm
October 2 Markez Anthony Bryant, 17, shot and killed
October 4 Simeon O. Shaw, 36, shot and killed SOLVED Andrew Lovell Stewart, 19 has been charged with murder
October 30 Jonathan Martinez-Cruz, 19, shot and killed
October 30 Luis E Cosme, 48, (Vet) shot and killed SOLVED 25-year-old Bryan Jamal Dunn charged with the murder
Dunn refused to accept a plea deal for Life with possibility of parole he is now charged with Capital Murder
November 2 Maikol Abdiel Colon, 33
December 30 Steven Guiles, 29, shot and killed SOLVED Isaac Terrell Boston,24 charged with murder
December 31 Lou Busby III, 19, shot December 28
TOTAL MURDERS 15 TOTAL SOLVED 7 UNSOLVED 8 (Total does not include Jenna Scott or Michael Swearingin)
Killeen Murder cases in 2018
February 7 Robert M Blunt, 52, Army vet shot multiple times
February 28 Lamar Marcell Roberson, 32, Army vet shot and killed SOLVED Jason Ricardo Baez, 31 charged with murder April 23 Otts Hernandez, 35, Army vet shot and killed
June 9 Heather Mae Walker, 29, Army veteran multiple stab wounds SOLVED Marcia Jadonna Burchett, 28
has been charged with murder 8/16/21 Burchett took a plea deal and will serve 35yrs
July 17 Hasson Lindsey Jr., 21, shot and killed SOLVED Ramond McKinnon Jr, 28 is charged with murder
August 4 Cleveland Jermaine Lewis, 33, shot and killed
August 18 Deandre Patrick Thomas, 41, Army vet, shot and killed SOLVED Reginald Jackson sent. 30 years EP 11/20/34 REL 11/20/49
December 3 Marquis Demps, 21, Army vet, shot and killed SOLVED Talitha Marieanne Collins,31,
Justice Dinell Jamar Brue-Miller,21, Derek Gregory Spragins, 28, have been charged with murder
December 10 William Gillen 75, shot and killed, wife Linda 71 Murder Suicide SOLVED
December 20 Yorrick T Toms, 24, shot and killed
TOTAL MURDERS 10 TOTAL SOLVED 6 UNSOLVED 4
Killeen Murder cases in 2017
Jan. 02 Randal K Anderson, 22, was shot and killed
Jan. 11 Eric Dieter Hill, 34, was shot and killed
Jan. 16 Harry "Butch" Polite, 31, was shot and killed
Feb. 21 Quinton Rashard Hill, 23, was shot and killed
Feb. 26 William Petty, a security guard working at a Subway shot and killed
March 4 Daniel Scott Daulton, 23, was stabbed and killed, by his father SOLVED Danny L Daulton Sent. 20 yrs. EP 3/3/27 REL 3/3/37
March 7 Rocky Wayne Marsh, a 38-year-old was beaten and stabbed SOLVED
March 24 Joseph C. Colon, 13, was shot and killed
April 17 Fort Hood soldier Justin Lewis shot and killed
May 9 Travis James Granger (Vet), 29, was shot and killed SOLVED Keith Marinnie, Jr Sent. 5 yrs. Not Elg for early parole REL 5/5/22
May 30 John Seth Jr., 80, was shot and killed SOLVED Santiago Vasquiz, Sent. 14 yrs EP 3/11/26 REL 3/11/33
July 15 Daniel Magee, 29, was shot and killed
Aug. 19 Brandi Jo Cadena, 28, was found dead with a gunshot wound in her home
Aug. 25 Glenroy Joseph Smith, 34, was shot and killed
Sept. 11 Taron Marquise Tillman-Ratliff, 20, was shot and killed
Sept. 19 Pierre Andre Keupp, of Killeen, 27, was shot and killed
Sept. 28 Stephen M. Rowe, 39, of California, was found shot and killed in Killeen
Nov. 12 Curtis Shelley, 27, was killed. The shooter was a neighbor whom he had an ongoing dispute with, police said, and the relative of a Killeen Police Department employee. SOLVED No action taken by the DA
Nov. 25 Samaka Powell, 27, was shot and killed by her husband Raymond Davis, 31, at the Valero gas station she worked at on Stan Schlueter Loop. Davis turned the gun on himself and committed suicide. SOLVED
Dec. 17 Bernard Trumarde Winston-Haynes, 34, and Courtney Jamal Nelson, 34, both died after an incident in the Lone Star Inn and Suites on South Second Street. Both died from gunshot wounds from each other. SOLVED
TOTAL MURDERS 21 TOTAL SOLVED 7 UNSOLVED 14