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Killeen police now call death investigation a 'murder'

Killeen police say they're now looking into the 14th murder this year in the city.

KILLEEN, Texas — Killeen are reclassifying a death investigation as a murder investigation.  KPD officers were called to the 1100 block of Wales Dr. just before 8 a.m. on Monday morning.  The first officers on the scene found a victim who was later pronounced dead.

The victim's identity has not been released.  Police have not provided any information about a possible suspect.

In a release a department spokesperson said, "We want to let the community know that this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the general public."

Neighbors who live on the street say this is a tragedy but nothing new for the city of Killeen.

Killeen Police said in a statement this is the 14th murder investigation at their department since the start of 2022.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this murder, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. 

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