Cold Case Tuesday – Ava “Nikki” Scruggs

The Dallas Police Department continues to investigate the 1997 murder of 47-year-old Ava “Nikki” Scruggs.

On May 12, 1997, Ms. Scruggs was killed in the 1100 block of High Hill Drive.  Ms. Scruggs died from severe head trauma.  She was last seen alive by a friend.

If anyone has any information regarding the death of Ms. Ava “Nikki” Scruggs, please contact Sergeant Jerry Girdler at 214-671-3661 or by email at and refer to case number 409105-F.