Homicide on Moffatt Avenue

Updated Post: March 21, 2022, at 3:18 pm

On Monday, March 21, 2022, the Dallas Co. Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as Rodney Kentrell Tilley Jr., a 22-year old black male. 

Original Post: March 21, 2022, at 9:58 am

On Sunday, March 20, 2022, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Dallas police responded to a PD Requested by Fire call at the 2700 block of Moffatt Avenue regarding a body in the alleyway.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the unknown victim,  a black male between 18-25 years of age, deceased from a single gunshot wound. 

The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are under investigation. Since the victim did not have an ID, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office will attempt to identify him through fingerprints analysis.  The Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to contact Detective Theodore Gross at 214-671-3143 or via email: theodore.gross@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 049028-2022.

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