Homicide Investigation at 4732 Bonnie View Road

On January 4, 2019, at approximately 4:06 a.m., Dallas police responded to a disturbance at 4732 Bonnie View Road.  The 911 caller described a fight between the victim Marvin Patterson, a Black male 74-years-old and Derrell Davis, a Black male 45-years-old.  When officers arrived, they encountered Mr. Davis at the front door who admitted to being involved in a fight.  Officers entered the location and found Mr. Patterson deceased from homicidal violence.  Mr. Davis and the witness were transported to Dallas Police Headquarters to be interviewed.  Mr. Davis was read his Miranda rights and waived those rights by agreeing to speak with detectives.  During the interview, Mr. Davis admitted his role in this offense.  He was subsequently arrested and placed in jail for murder.