On October 16, 2018, at approximately 9:15 p.m., Dallas police officers responded to a call regarding a major accident where a pedestrian/victim was struck by a vehicle at 8489 Skillman Street. The 52 year old White male victim, Connally Klein, was intentionally pushed into the roadway from the median and struck by on-coming traffic. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.
The suspect, Quantara Melton, a Black female 29-years-old, was located at a nearby business and arrested on unrelated warrants. She was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters where she was read her Miranda rights before being interviewed. Suspect Melton waived her rights and agreed to speak with detectives. As a result of the investigation, Suspect Melton has been charged with her unrelated warrants and Murder. She was transported and booked into the Dallas County Jail.