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Three bodies found in burning dumpster at Fort Worth business

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a homicide after the bodies of three individuals were found in a burning dumpster.

On Wednesday, Fort Worth firefighters were called to a dumpster fire at a business in the 3100 block of Bonnie Drive.

After firefighters had put the fire out, they discovered three burned and badly mangled bodies inside the dumpster. Police officers were called to investigate.

The bodies appeared to be that of an unknown child, a young teenage or adult female, and an adult male, police say.

“Identifying the perpetrators and suspects of this triple murder is the primary goal of this investigation.”

The Fort Worth Police Department’s Homicide Unit is requesting public assistance in this investigation; any information related to a missing person or persons fitting the description of the victims is appreciated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective M. Barron at 817-392-4339 or Detective T. O’Brien at 817-392-4338. Callers can also contact the homicide unit directly at 817-392-4330. Callers can also remain anonymous by contacting CrimeStoppers at 817-469-8477.

Irving man confesses to killing child for “wiping feces on him”

The Irving Police Department is investigating the heinous murder of a 2-year-old little boy this week by a man who reportedly did so because the child wiped feces on him.

At around 9:30am on Tuesday morning, Irving police officers responded to an apartment in the 300 block of Brown Drive and found the child deceased. A preliminary investigation of the residence indicated the death was not an accident.

The suspect, 23-year-old Arturo Santiago Pena-Almanza Jr., was arrested the following day for Abandoning or Endangering a Child.

When officers were speaking to him, the suspect admitted to murdering the body by hitting him several times after the child wiped feces on him.

Upon hearing his confession, detectives upgraded his charge to Capital Murder of a Person under 10 years of age. He is currently in the Dallas County jail.

Irving PD requests anyone with information contact 972-273-1010 and reference case number 21-21204.

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Joe Pool Lake

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Wednesday evening along Lake Ridge Parkway near Joe Pool Lake.

Grand Prairie Fire/EMS and Police responded to the scene around 5:45pm last night at the Lake Ridge Parkway bridge over the lake. This was not far from the England Parkway intersection.

Traffic investigators believe a motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Lake Ridge Parkway when he lost control and hit a guardrail. Paramedics transported him to Medical City Arlington trauma center, but he was pronounced deceased.

The motorcyclist has been identified as a 61-year-old man from Midlothian.

Lanes of the roadway were closed while police investigated the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

Driver killed in fiery Burleson crash

The Burleson Police Department is currently investigating a fatality accident that occurred earlier this morning along southbound I35W at Hidden Creek Parkway.

The crash occurred around 8:55am after a vehicle left the roadway and hit a bridge pillar at the Hidden Creek Parkway bridge. The impact caused the vehicle to catch fire.

Burleson FD, PD, and MedStar EMS all responded to the scene. Paramedics reported one person was deceased on the scene.

Southbound lanes of the roadway are closed in the area while police conduct their investigation. Expect heavy delays.

Additional details regarding the crash will be published as soon as they are released by officials.

Child airlifted to hospital from crash in Bedford

The Bedford Police Department is investigating a serious crash that occurred this evening along southbound Highway 121 near the Murphy Drive exit in Bedford.

At around 5:22pm this evening, Bedford Fire/EMS and Police were dispatched to the scene for a two-vehicle crash.

Emergency responders found a 10-year-old passenger with serious injuries and requested a CareFlite helicopter respond to the scene for air transport. The child was airlifted to Cook Children’s with serious injuries. Their condition has not been released.

A driver was also transported to a local hospital via ambulance in unknown condition.

All southbound lanes of 121 were closed while CareFlite landed at the scene. The highway has since been reopened.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Thanks to Wayne Wisner for the scene photo.

Woman struck and killed by vehicle outside Dallas Love Field airport

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight just outside the Dallas Love Field airport.

At approximately 1:30a, Dallas Police and Fire-Rescue responded to the scene on Herb Kelleher Way north of Mockingbird Lane.

Officers determined that a vehicle was traveling on Herb Kelleher Way towards Mockingbird Lane when the driver struck and killed a woman in the roadway.

Paramedics pronounced the woman deceased at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

Two men killed in Fort Worth shooting

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred late Monday night at the Valley at Cobb Park apartments, 1701 E. Robert Street, in southeast Fort Worth.

Late last night, Fort Worth police officers were called to the apartments after 9-1-1 calls came in regarding a shooting.

Officers found two men had been shot in the incident. One of the victims was pronounced deceased at the scene and the other was transported to a local hospital, but pronounced deceased at the facility.

Police detained a man who stated he was responsible for shooting the two men. That individual is cooperating with authorities, but police say no arrests have been made.

The incident remains under investigation.

North Texas crossing guard fatally struck by vehicle near elementary school

The Fate Department of Public Safety (Rockwall County) is investigating a fatality accident involving a crossing guard that occurred earlier this morning.

At around 7:30am, multiple emergency responders were called to the area of Miss May Drive near Miss May Vernon Elementary School (Royse City ISD) after a person was struck by a vehicle.

Authorities say a driver possibly suffered from a medical episode while driving, causing them to hit the crossing guard and another vehicle.

The crossing guard was transported to a nearby hospital, but pronounced deceased. Police did not release the condition of the driver involved.

The scene is still under investigation with the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Department’s, Accident Reconstruction Specialist Team.

Pregnant woman and baby killed in Fort Worth crash

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred earlier today on southbound East Loop 820 at 287.

At 12:42pm, emergency responders were called to the scene after a vehicle overturned and one person was possibly ejected.

Medstar paramedics found a critically injured pregnant female and quickly transported her to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Medical personnel performed an emergency surgery in an attempt to save both the mother and the child, but unfortunately her injuries were too severe. Both the woman and her child were no pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Fort Worth’s traffic investigations unit is working the crash investigation.

Man struck, killed on I35W in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along the southbound lanes of Interstate 35W near Rosedale Street.

Emergency responders were called to the scene at 2:20am this morning after a passerby reported a body in the roadway.

Police believe an accident occurred on the highway and the driver was struck and killed by a passing vehicle after exiting his car.

The adult male driver was pronounced deceased on the scene.

All southbound lanes of Interstate 35W were closed for approximately three (3) hours while FWPD investigated the scene.

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