Detectives Seek Information in Murder on John West Blvd.

UPDATE: April 29, 2016 @2:20 pm


On March 10, 2016, at approximately 5:22 P.M., Kedrick McDow B/M/20 shot and killed Marlese Arnett at 2600 John West Road.  Today April 29, 2016, at aproximatey 8:30 A.M. McDow was arrested in the City of Garland Texas by the U.S. Marshal’s North Texas Fugitive Task Force.  McDow was brought to Dallas Homicide for questioning and was booked into jail on $500,000.00 bond for Murder.



Update: April 22, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m. 

As a result of the investigation, on April 22, 2016, Detectives determined that Arrestee Kierra Johnson was involved in the murder of Ms. Arnett.  Arrestee Kierra Johnson was taken to the Dallas Police Headquarters where she gave a voluntary statement admitting that, as the driver of the vehicle involved in the shooting of Ms. Arnett, she chased the victim’s vehicle and her boyfriend, accomplice Kedrick McDow B/M 20 years-old, fired the shots that killed Ms. Arnett.  Arrestee Johnson is currently in the Dallas County Jail charged with Murder and is being held on a $500,000.00 bond.

The Dallas Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the accomplice, Kedrick McDow, in this case. A warrant for murder has been issued for his arrest.  Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Kedrick McDow is asked to call Dallas police.  Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 214.373.TIPS (8477).


Original Post: March 11, 2016 @ 3:52 p.m.

On March 10, 2016, at about  5:20 p.m., Dallas Police officers responded to a shooting call at John West Rd. and La Prada Dr. The victim,  Marlese Arnett B/F 32 was shot while driving near this location. The victim and the suspect(s) may have had some sort of altercation immediately prior to the shooting. Arnett was transported to Baylor Hospital in critical condition and succumbed to her injuries today, March 11, 2016.

The suspect vehicle is described an early 2000’s model burgundy 4-door Jeep. The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information about this murder contact the Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).