Arrest Made – Suspect Confesses to Homicide

On September 10, 2016, at approximately 9:41 P.M. the victim, Dennis Scott B/M/56 was stabbed by the suspect, Rodney Sherrell B/M/41 after a physical confrontation with one another.  On September 10, 2016, at approximately 10:49 P.M. officers were dispatched to 1310 Sleepy Hollow regarding a disturbance.  Upon officers arrival they learned that the victim had been transported to Parkland Hospital by Dallas Fire Rescue.

Officers went to Parkland and were informed that the victim had died from multiple stab wounds. Officers returned to the offense location and found the crime scene.  Homicide and Crime scene were notified and responded.  The suspect after seeing officers at the crime scene surrendered to officers, stating that he had stabbed the victim.  Witnesses and the suspect were brought to homicide and the suspect confessed to stabbing the victim.  A murder warrant was obtained for the suspect and placed in jail.  Bond was set at $250,000.00.  A murder offense was made on 218713-2016.