On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office identified the victim as Jerry West, a 34-year old Black male. Through the course of the murder investigation, the Homicide Unit determined that suspect Demarco Donnell Meriwether, a 60-year old black male, was responsible for killing the victim. Suspect Meriwether voluntarily surrendered, and during the interview, he admitted his involvement. Suspect Meriwether is currently in custody at the Dallas County Jail, where he was charged with murder.
On Sunday, October 25, 2020, at approximately 6:42 p.m., Dallas police responded to a stabbing call at 1600 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the unknown victim, a black male, to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries. This is an ongoing investigation and the Dallas Police Department – Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance and encouraging anyone with information to call Detective Chris Anderson, #7788 at 214-671-3616or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to case #190965-2020.
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.