Man Wanted in Double Murder Arrested

He was arrested on Friday

Dallas Police have arrested a man after two people were found dead inside a home in the 2600 block of Belknap Avenue.

55-year-old Patrick Douglas Johnson was arrested at 4:50 p.m. on Friday, Decemeber 21, for a double murder that took place on Thursday.

Johnson was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters where he declined to give a statement to homicide detectives.

He has been taken to the Dallas County jail where he has been charged with capital murder. 


Officers were dispatched to a welfare check call at 11:39 a.m. Thursday, December 20, on the 2600 block of Belknap Avenue. When they arrived, they met with a witness, after which they made entry into the residence.

Once inside, officers found two deceased individuals, one black male and one black female, due to homicidal violence.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact Detective Frank Serra with Dallas Police Department Homicide at 214-671-4320.

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