Homicide on Forest Lane

On May 9, 2021, at approximately 7:20 a.m., Dallas officers responded to 9669 Forest Lane at the request of Dallas Fire and Rescue. Upon arrival, officers were informed that the victim, Dyrelle Neakole Smith, a 28-year-old Black female, had been shot at the location. Dallas Fire-Rescue pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. During the course of the investigation, detectives identified her ex-boyfriend, Jeremiah Larique Henderson, a 25 year-old Black male, as a suspect. At approximately 12:15 p.m., the suspect was located at 3000 Rochester Street with a self inflicted gunshot wound. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the suspect deceased at the scene.