Cold Cases - 1990 to 1999

Report No: 90635142
Victim: Celestine Broadus, 27 year old black female

Location: 2100 Redbud Trail
On November 25, 1990, Celestine Rogers was found deceased at a park at 2100 Redbud Trail. She died as a result of blunt force trauma.


Report No: 91036836
Victim: Roslyn Ruben, 52 year old white female

Location: 5724 Locke Ave
On January 21, 1991, officers were dispatched to a reported robbery at the Roslyn Shoe’s business, 5724 Locke Avenue. They entered the business and found Roslyn Ruben on the floor. She had sustained blunt force trauma to the upper body. Roslyn Ruben was transported to the hospital. She survived her injuries. This case was investigated by the Homicide Unit, due to the nature of the crime and the severity of her injuries.


Report No: 91316552
Victim: Doyle Stanley (53 year old white male) & John Maddox (29 year old white male)

Location: 1205 S Henderson
On June 17, 1991, Doyle Stanley and John Maddox were found deceased at their residence. They died as a result of blunt force injuries. They lived together at the apartment.


Report No: 91528811
Victim: Kevin Hood, 22 years old

Location: 2600 Quail Rd
On October 1, 1991, the body of Kevin Hood was found on the side of a road near Lake Arlington. He had apparently been robbed, and his vehicle had been stolen. It was later determined that he had been shot in the head. His vehicle was later found at a service station near the intersection of John T. White Road and E. Loop 820. Kevin Hood was an employee of the Fort Worth Independent School District.


Report No: 91631068
Victim: Richard Garcia, 17 year-old hispanic male

Location: 1826 May St
On November 22, 1991, Richard Garcia was at a party that was being held at the residence at 1826 May Street. He and other individuals were outside the house. A car pulled up to the house. One of the males in the car began arguing with one of the males outside the house. Richard Garcia was shot and killed.


Report No: 91688128
Victim: Ladye Gallaher, 84 years old

Location: 3301 Bellaire Dr N
Ladye Gallaher was an elderly lady who lived alone at the Bellaire House Condominiums. On December 24, 1991, one of her caretakers found her deceased on her bed. It was later determined that she had been strangled


Report No: 92088167
Victim: Ginger Ross, 19 years old

Location: 7405 Meadowcrest
On February 18, 1992, Ginger Ross was found deceased in the living room of her residence. She had been shot several times. She lived at the residence with a relative. There were no apparent signs of forced entry.


Report No: 92145495
Victim: Trina Lane, 23 year-old black female

Location: 3700 Craven
On March 19, 1992, officers were dispatched to 6001 E. Berry Street. The body of Trina Lane had been found floating in a creek at 3700 Cravens. Trina Lane had been reported missing by her mother on March 11. Her 1989 Ford Tempo was found behind a butcher shop at 4016 Mansfield Highway. It appeared that there had been a struggle inside the vehicle. It was later determined that she had been strangled.


Report No: 92456591
Victim: Rose Fromer, 50 year-old white female

Location: 3137 Alta Mere
On August 23, 1992, a police officer who was on routine patrol found the body of Rose Fromer lying in the parking lot of the Country Connection night club 3137 Alta Mere. She died as a result of gunshot wounds. Rose Fromer was the owner of the night club.


Report No: 93261548
Victim: Robert Rodriguez, 32 years old

Location: 3446 May
On May 14, 1993, Robert Rodriguez was at a bar located at 3446 May Street. As he was entering his vehicle to leave, he was shot and killed. There were no signs of robbery as a motive


Report No: 93498402
Victim: James Hargroves, 46 year old white male

Location: 1214 S Jennings Ave
On September 3, 1993, James Hargroves was found deceased inside a residence that he shared with two other persons. There were no signs of forced entry; however, evidence of a struggle was apparent inside the residence. Mr. Hargroves was a volunteer for the Fort Worth Area Habitat for Humanity and served meals at a nearby soup kitchen for the homeless, known as Loaves and Fishes. He was a counselor and minister to Fort Worth area homeless people. He was killed during an apparent robbery. He died as a result of blunt force trauma.


Report No: 93545026
Victim: Mary Glassock, 51 year-old white female

Location: 4708 Bryce Ave
Mary Glasscock owned the Emporium Antiques business located at 4709 Bryce. On September 25, 1993, a friend went to the business and found Mary Glasscock deceased in the building. She died as a result of a gunshot wound.


Report No: 94032452
Victim: Sloane Powell, 27 years old

Location: 4344 E Lancaster
On December 17, 1994, Sloane Powell was at a convenience store at 4344 E. Lancaster Avenue. As she was leaving the store, she was shot and killed during an apparent robbery. A short time later, a male was shot during a robbery at a nearby apartment complex on Meadowbrook Drive. He survived his injuries. It was later determined that the same firearm was used in both crimes.


Report No: 94108501
Victim: James McVey, 39 years old

Location: 6201 Dowdell
On February 25, 1994, James McVey was found deceased in the parking lot of a warehouse at 6201 Dowdell. He died as a result of a gunshot wound. His gray Ford pick-up truck was parked nearby. His face had been sprayed with paint, and gang graffiti had been sprayed on his truck.


Report No: 94298004
Victim: Eduardo Lopez, 18 years old

Location: 3900 Hemphill
Eduardo Lopez was employed by Danal’s Food Store, which was located at 3900 Hemphill Street. On May 29, 1994, a hispanic male entered the store, armed with a handgun. The male directed the manager to the office, where the safe was located. Eduardo Lopez approached the male. Eduardo Lopez was then shot and killed. The male then placed the manager in a storage freezer, and fled the scene.


Report No: 94325644
Victim: Robert Freeman, 17 years old

Location: 4621 Miller Ave
On June 13, 1994, Robert Freeman was at a pay telephone in front of Julie’s Food Mart at 4621 Miller Avenue when he was shot and killed during an apparent robbery. He resided a few blocks from the convenience store.


Report No: 94402964
Victim: Curtis Roberson, 24 years old

Location: 2306 E Berry St
On July 22, 1994, Curtis Roberson was inside the Berry Street Detail Shop at 2306 E. Berry Street. Some males armed with guns entered the shop and, during the course of a robbery, shot and killed Curtis Roberson.


Report No: 94433192
Victim: Felicita Olguin, 81 years old

Location: 1125 May St
On August 6, 1994, Felicita Olguin was found deceased in her residence: 1125 May Street. It was later determined that she had been strangled.


Report No: 95023794
Victim: Richard Hutchinson, 32 years old

Location: 3200 Avenue I
On January 14, 1995, Richard Hutchinson and his brother were traveling in a blue pick-up truck in the Poly neighborhood on the east side of Fort Worth. A male ran up to the driver’s side of the truck and fired several times toward the truck, shooting and killing Richard Hutchinson. This murder was believed to have been drug-related.


Report No: 95062027
Victim: Ruth Ann Kearns, 56 year-old white female

Location: 2700 E Vickery Blvd
On February 3, 1995, Ruth Kearns was found deceased near a lot behind a vacant house at 2700 E. Vickery Blvd. She resided about a block away. She died as a result of blunt force trauma.


Report No: 95316716
Victim: Patricia Apodaca, 28 year-old hispanic female

Location: 700 NE 28th St
On June 18, 1995, the body of Patricia Apocada was found lying in the street in the 700 block of N.E. 28th Street. She had been shot in the chest.


Report No: 95468137
Victim: Patricia Gail Jackson-Lee, 38 year-old black female

Location: 500 Precinct Line Rd
On September 3, 1995, Ms. Jackson-Lee was found deceased in a vacant field at 500 Precinct Line Road. She had been bound and strangled. She resided on Sanders Drive in Fort Worth.


Report No: 95660124
Victim: Jackie Myers, 32 years old

Location: 6509 Plaza Parkway
On December 9, 1995, Jackie Myers called 9-1-1 from his apartment at 6509 Plaza Parkway, and stated that he had been stabbed. Patrol officers responded to the scene and found Mr. Myers in the apartment. He had been stabbed. He later died at the hospital. The investigation revealed that Jackie Myers had met the suspect at an adult video store on the west side of Tarrant County.


Report No: 96698152
Victim: Monica Coleman, 22 year-old black female

Location: 1029 E Powell Ave
Monica Coleman lived alone at her residence. On November 20, 1996, Monica Coleman was found deceased at her residence: 1029 E. Powell. It was later determined that she had been strangled.


Report No: 98283643
Victim: Dorris Turner, 80 year old black male

Location: 614 S Freeway
Mr. Turner was found dead inside his residence by a friend who came to visit him often. He lived alone in an area frequented by transient persons, and often invited them into his residence. His 1991 red Chevrolet Cavalier had been stolen, and was later found at Glenwood Park in the 900 block of Exeter St. He died as a result of a gunshot wound.


Report No: 98417355
Victim: Edna Rodriguez, 8 years old

Location: 3604 Lipscomb
On July 11, 1998, Edna Rodriguez was reported missing from her family's residence at 3536 Travis Avenue. She was the subject of an extensive police search. She was found the next day in the driveway of the vacant residence at 3604 Lipscomb. It was later determined that she had been strangled.


Report No: 99237126
Victim: John Mitchell (69 years old) & Mary Mitchell (65 years old)

Location: 2204 Hurley Ave
On April 14, 1999, officers responded to the residence at 2204 Hurley, on a report of a double-homicide. The officers entered the residence and observed the bodies of John and Mary Mitchell inside the house. Mary and John Mitchell died as a result of blunt force trauma. John and Mary Mitchell lived alone at the residence. In the 1980’s they owned a Rock and Roll club on the south side of Fort Worth. The residence had been ransacked and there were indications of a violent struggle.


Report No: 99280928
Victim: Ezekiel Barraza, 22 years old

Location: 1603 NE 28th
On May 3, 1999, Ezekiel Barraza, who was also known as “Chico,” was at the Cowboy Cats Club at Main Street and Exchange Avenue. Mr. Barraza then left the club. His body was later found in the parking lot of the El Conejas Club at 1603 N.E. 28th Street. He had been shot in the back.


Report No: 99647372
Victim: Stephanie Borjan, 25 year-old Hispanic female

Location: 3345 St Louis
On September 28, 1999, Stephanie Borjan went to her parent’s residence at 3345 St. Louis. She was shot and killed as she was about to enter the house. Her children were with her. Her father, who was inside the house, also was shot.


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