UPDATE (3/31 1:08 P.M.) – The Tyler Police Department is looking for a third person in connection to the homicide of 53-year-old Anthony Wilson, authorities announced on Thursday.
Officials obtained a warrant for murder, a first degree felony, for Christian Navon-Whitney Polk. He is a 19-year-old man from Tyler and his bond was set at $2,000,000.
Police said they do not know his whereabouts, and he is to be considered armed and dangerous.
If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or call Tyler-Smith County Crime Stoppers at 903-597-2833.
UPDATE (3/29 10:25 A.M.) – A second person has been arrested in a murder case from this past weekend in Tyler.
Tyler police released a statement Tuesday that 29-year-old Edna Jones was arrested on charges of tampering with evidence and failure to report a felony.
She was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshal’s and booked into the Smith County Jail.
Details about what she may have tampered with were not released by the department. That charge is a second-degree felony in Texas and carries a sentencing range of 2-20 years.
On Monday, Timothy Jones was arrested in Dallas and charged with the murder of 53-year-old Anthony Wilson.
He was discovered dead after a welfare call at his home on West Gentry Parkway. It is unclear how the two knew each other.
UPDATE (3/28 3:48 P.M.) – Timothy Jones was arrested on a murder warrant in Dallas. He is accused of killing 53-year-old Anthony Wilson, according to Tyler PD. The case remains an open investigation.
UPDATE (3/28, 9:50 a.m.) – The victim of a weekend murder in Tyler has been identified as 53-year-old Anthony Wilson, according to Tyler PD.
On Saturday, Tyler PD said they received a welfare concern call at a home on West Gentry Parkway. Upon arrival, officials say they found a crime scene where foul play was suspected.
A murder warrant has been issued for 26-year-old Timothy Jones. It is unclear how the two knew each other, if at all.
If you know anything about his potential whereabouts, please call Tyler police.
TYLER, Texas (KETK) — Tyler police are searching for a suspect who is accused of murdering a 53-year-old man and is considered “armed and dangerous,” officials say.
Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Timothy Eugene Jones, 26, of Tyler. The bond on the warrant for murder, a first degree felony, is set at $2 million, according to police.
On Saturday, Tyler PD said they received a welfare concern call at a residence in the 3000 block of West Gentry Parkway. Upon arrival, officials say they found a crime scene where foul play was suspected and they began an investigation.
Sunday morning, detectives determined that a homicide occurred at the residence, according to a release. At approximately 11:10 a.m., the body of a 53-year-old white male was found in a heavily wooded area south of the 1800 block of East Duncan Street in northeast Tyler, the release stated.
Officials say that additional arrests are expected to be made.
The man’s identity has not yet been released, but an autopsy was ordered. Jones’ whereabouts are unknown at this time but police are asking anyone with information to contact Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or call Tyler-Smith County Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (2833).
Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against additional suspects in this case or any felony case.