Cold Case Tuesday – Sammy Bruner

The Dallas Police Department continues to investigate the 1986 murder of Sammy Bruner.

On July 6, 1986, the skeletal remains of 21-year-old Sammy Bruner were found in the 4600 block of South Loop 12.

Mr. Bruner was last seen on May 20, 1986. He was reported missing by his mother on May 23, 1986.

An autopsy revealed that Mr. Bruner died from a gunshot wound.

If anyone has any information regarding the death of Sammy Bruner, please contact Sgt. Jerry Girdler at 214-671-3661 or by email at Please refer to case number 394242-T.