Man’s body found in Kessler Park alleyway

The Dallas Police Department has launched a homicide investigation after a body was discovered in an alleyway just blocks from the popular Bishop Arts District.

At around 9:18am Sunday morning, Dallas police were dispatched to 1330 Kings Highway near Taft Street after someone reported a body laying in an alleyway behind a house.

Officers determined the body had also been burned. The Dallas Fire Arson Unit along with DPD’s Crime Scene Unit and Homicide Unit processed the scene for a few hours.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine cause of death.

At the time of his death, the victim was wearing boots, jeans, a dress shirt, and a wedding ring on his left hand, according to Dallas Police.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are under investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jeff Loeb at 214-671-3702 or email  Please reference case number 057887-2022.