Man arrested for killing Uber driver in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred last Friday, January 8th, involving a ride-share driver and his passenger.

Officials say a 33-year-old Uber driver was found dead near the 4100 block of Langdon Road around lunchtime on Friday. An investigation led them to uncover that he was killed by a passenger in vehicle.

As detectives learned more about the crime, it was determined that a 21-year-old male passenger riding in the Uber attempted to rob the driver. The passenger then beat the driver to death, according to Dallas police.

Dallas police located the suspect and subsequently arrested him. He has been charged with Capital Murder.