Assistance Needed in Identifying a Body

Updated: May 22, 2018 at 6:45 p.m: 

The Homicide Unit and the Dallas Police Department would like to thank those who assisted with identifying the victim. The victim has been identified as Eric Hall a 39 year old Black transgender female. This investigation is still on going and the cause of death is still pending. As more information is available for release it will be done accordingly. 

Updated: May 16, 2018 at 4:20 p.m: 

We are still seeking the public’s assistance regarding the identity of the deceased victim that was located floating in the water at White Rock Creek.

Below is a composite sketch of the victim. We ask that if you recognize this victim please contact Detective Chaney with Dallas PD’s Homicide Unit. Remember, you can always leave an anonymous tip on our iWatch Dallas App. 


Original Post: May 15, 2018 at 3:25 p.m:

On May 12, 2018, at approximately 7:26 p.m., Dallas police were dispatched to the 6900 block of Merriman Parkway regarding a body floating in the water at White Rock Creek.  Upon arrival, officers discovered an unidentified individual deceased and in a severe stage of decomposition.  The individual is a Black transgender female approximately 5’3 and weighing about 130 pounds. When retrieved from the water, the individual was wearing a black shirt and black scrub pants. There are not tattoos or any other identifying markings on the body.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this individual, should contact Detective Chaney with Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3650.  This case is currently classified as an unexplained death pending a cause of death determination from the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office.  The incident was reported on case #101083-2018.

You can always leave an anonymous tip on our iWatch Dallas app.