Homicide in the 9000 Block of Markville Drive

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, at approximately 1:50 p.m., Dallas Police Officers responded to the 9000 block of Markville Drive. Upon arrival, the officers located the victim, Justin John Santo, a 23-year-old Black male, with multiple gunshot wounds inside his apartment. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the complainant deceased at the scene. This is an ongoing investigation with no motive at this time.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact  Detective Chad Murphy, #8966, at 214-671-3679 or by email:  chad.murphy@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case number 107309-2021.


Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers, leading to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at: (214) 373-TIPS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.