The Richardson Police Department has launched a homicide investigation into the fatal stabbing death of a 48-year-old man late last night.
Just before midnight last night, a Richardson police officer was flagged down by a pedestrian who found a body laying on the sidewalk along W. Campbell Road near Custer Road.
Police say the man had been fatally stabbed multiple times.
Detectives believe the victim may have been involved in a fight while walking to his vehicle, having just left his nearby business.
Anyone who believes they may have seen an altercation around that time or has information about this case is asked to contact the Richardson Police Department at 972-744-4800.
The Irving Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred around 2:45am overnight.
Irving police officers and firefighters responded to the scene along southbound State Highway 161 at the Highway 183 interchange. The crash involved two vehicles with entrapment.
Officials say a 23-year-old woman was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of State Highway 161 when she collided head-on with another car.
Two people inside the vehicle hit by the wrong way driver were pronounced deceased at the scene. They have both been identified as a 21-year-old woman and an 18-year-old woman. The driver of their vehicle, a 21-year-old man, sustained critical injuries. A dog riding in the vehicle was also killed.
The wrong way driver sustained serious injuries. Police are expecting to charge her with two counts of Intoxication Manslaughter and one count of Intoxication Assault.
The investigation is ongoing.
At around 2:00am early this morning, Grand Prairie police officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle in the area of Pioneer Parkway and Belt Line Road. The driver took off, leading police on a high speed pursuit into the city of Dallas.
As the fleeing driver approached the intersection of N. Peak Street and Ross Avenue in Old East Dallas, he ran a red light and collided with another driver. Unfortunately, the innocent driver was pronounced deceased on the scene by Dallas Fire Rescue paramedics.
The driver of the stolen pickup truck, identified as an 18-year-old man, and a juvenile passenger were not seriously injured. They were both arrested. The driver has pending charges of Murder, Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle, and Evading Arrest.
The Dallas Police Department is leading the crash investigation.
The Dallas Police Department has arrested one of their own officers and charged him with Capital Murder in the kidnapping and killings of two people back in 2017.
Officer Bryan Riser, who has been on the force since 2008, was arrested for his role in the two killings. An arrest affidavit indicates Riser directed an individual to kidnap and murder two people: a 31-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man. The motive for the killings is not clear, although one of the victims was reportedly an informant.
Both victims were shot and dumped into the Trinity River in the Cedars area. The woman’s body was recovered, but the man’s was never found.
Bryan Riser has been booked into jail on two counts of Capital Murder. The investigation is ongoing.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife division is investigating a fatality accident involving a vehicle that crashed into Grapevine Lake on Wednesday.
Grapevine Police Department and Fire Department were called to the Silver Lake Marina, 2500 Fairway Drive, on Wednesday after a vehicle crashed into the water. Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene, but the vehicle was already submerged.
Officials say the driver, a 31-year-old man from Hurst, crashed his vehicle into the water at the Silver Lake Marina boat ramp. Law enforcement is still investigating whether the crash was an accident or an intentional act.
Game Wardens, firefighters, and recovery personnel pulled the vehicle out of the water and recovered the driver’s body.
There is no additional information available at this time.
Just after 12:30pm this afternoon, multiple 9-1-1 calls were received regarding a fire at 2525 Handley Ederville Road across the street from the Tarrant Appraisal District office. Firefighters reported heavy smoke visible while responding to the scene.
Richland Hills FD was one of the first agencies to arrive on scene. They reported heavy smoke and fire showing from a commercial facility. Numerous other departments, including the Fort Worth Fire Department and others within the Northeast Fire Department Association, were called to the fire, which escalated to 5 alarms.
The fire burned for several hours. A dark plume of heavy smoke was visible across the north Texas region.
As of 11:00pm, firefighters remain on the scene putting out hotspots and making sure the fire does not flare up again. The equivalent of a 2 alarm response (several fire apparatus) remains at the scene.
One worker was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. Another employee was also evaluated for treatment of minor injuries. There were no injuries to first responders.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a homicide that claimed the life of a juvenile around 9:45pm on Wednesday evening.
Police were called to a home in the 700 block of Tumbleweed Court in far west Fort Worth after there were reports of gunshots in the area. When officers arrived, they located a young male with visible gunshot wounds.
Paramedics were called to the scene, but the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as a 15-year-old juvenile. He was shot in the back.
At this point in the investigation, officials can only say homicide units are investigating the case. There is no information regarding the suspect in this case.
The North Richland Hills Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred around 7:30pm yesterday evening (Thursday) along the entrance ramp to eastbound NE Loop 820 from Iron Horse Blvd.
North Richland Hills police and fire were called to the scene after a collision occurred between an SUV and a motorcycle. A male operator and a female passenger were riding on the motorcycle at the time of the crash.
The female passenger was transported to a local hospital, but died from her injuries. She has been identified as a 38-year-old woman from Fort Worth.
Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Friday morning along County Road 1126B near Godley.
At around 10:15am, multiple emergency responders from Johnson County, AMR, Johnson County sheriffs deputies and DPS troopers were called to the scene of a one-vehicle accident in the 6600 block of County Road 1126B just before County Road 1006 southeast of Godley.
A preliminary investigation of the scene indicates a driver was traveling east on the county road when icy conditions caused him to lose control of his vehicle. The vehicle slid off the roadway and hit a metal pole.
The driver of the vehicle, identified as a 65-year-old man, was pronounced deceased at the scene. He lived a few blocks away from the accident scene.
A passenger in the vehicle was treated and released.
The investigation is still ongoing.
The Celina Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Friday evening at a two story house in the 3100 block of Hickory Lane.
Multiple emergency responders were dispatched to the scene around 7:19pm for reports of a shooting and house fire. When firefighters arrived, they located heavy fire showing from the two story home. Firefighters made entry into the house after there were reports of multiple people inside. They located three people deceased inside the home.
Police have not stated how the three victims died, but there was a report of a shooting at the home.
The homeowner, 38-year-old Michael Paton, was arrested, according to records from the Collin County jail. He has been booked on multiple counts of Capital Murder of Multiple Persons. His bond has been set at $1,500,000.
The details of the incident are currently under investigation, but initial information indicates this may have been a domestic situation.
Identities of the victims have not yet been released.