Homicide on Elsie Faye Heggins Street

On Friday, September 13, 2019, at approximately 3:29 a.m., Dallas police responded to a structure fire call at 3228 Elsie Faye Heggins Street.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to the scene and extinguished the fire.  Once the fire was put out, a body was found inside the residence.  Homicide Unit detectives learned that an unknown suspect threw an object with accelerant against the house and it ignited, causing the fire to spread into the residence.  Detectives have made a tentative identification of the victim, a 38-year-old Black female, but her personal information will not be released until the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office officially determine her identity and notify the next of kin.

The Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this offense and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective Christopher Walton at 214-671-3632 or via email:  christopher.walton@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case number 186234-2019.


Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS (8477), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.