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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  February 1, 2021 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 a 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, the death has been declared a homicide.  DNA testing is being conducted to ID the person.

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 laying in the grass in the 200 block of Avenue B

July 31                     Deon Dewayne Elliot, 36, shot in the 4300 blk 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

                                 

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 23             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 No action taken by the DA

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

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