Killeen Police Department identifies victims in triple homicide

The Killeen Police Department has identified three victims in a triple homicide in East Killeen near Long Branch Park.

Asia Cline, 22, Shaquan Markell Allred, 23, and Freddy Berningo Delacruz Jr., 23, have been identified as the three killed on March 14. KPD says officers were dispatched to the Summerlyn Apartments on E. Rancier Avenue around 1 a.m. for a shots fired call. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the source.


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Officers received another call 40 minutes later in reference to a water leak coming from one apartment into another. While investigating the leak, officers found an unlocked apartment and attempted to contact the tenant. When they got inside, they found three people dead with gunshot wounds.

The victims, now identified as Cline, Allred, and Delacruz, were pronounced dead just before 3 a.m. and autopsies were ordered.

KPD says the investigation is still ongoing and is asking anyone with information on the case to call Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online.  Tips can also be given anonymously through the P3Tips App for iOS or Android.