Arrest made in the Homicide on Colonial Avenue

On Monday, January 18, 2021, at 4:01 p.m., Dallas police responded to a major disturbance at 4121 Colonial Avenue.  The victim Willie Jorden, a 60-year old black male, was physically assaulted by suspects Devetta Renee Jackson, a 41-year old black female, and Courtney Deon Martin, a 35-year old black male.  The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he remained in critical condition.  On January 22, 2021, Homicide detectives were notified by the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office that the victim had died due to his injuries. 

On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, both suspects were arrested by the U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Taskforce and charged with murder.  A magistrate has set their bond.