Cold Case Tuesday – Jerrold Miertschin

The Dallas Police Department continues to investigate the 2000 murder of 39-year-old Jerrold Miertshin

On October 21, 2000, Mr. Miertschin was found dead in his garage in the 5200 block of Reiger Street.  Dallas Fire Rescue responded to a fire at the location and found Mr. Miertshin burned inside his garage. His death was initially ruled accidental, but the medical examiner ruled the death a homicide. Autopsy results revealed he died from a gunshot wound.

Mr. Miertschin was last seen alive the night before by family members.

If anyone has any information regarding the death of Jerrold Miertschin, please contact Sergeant Jerry Girdler at 214-671-3661 or by email at