24-Year-Old Arrested in Connection to Southeast Dallas Murder: Police

Cedric Lionel Kidd, 24, was arrested in a Dallas apartment complex murder that occurred last Monday

NBC 5 News

A 24-year-old man was arrested Sunday in connection to a July 19 murder at a Southeast Dallas apartment complex, Dallas police say.

On July 19, officers found 22-year-old Billy Ray Phifer Jr. lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds at Bella Vida Apartments at 7709 Antoinette Street, according to police.

After an investigation, police arrested Cedric Lionel Kidd, 24, in connection to the murder of Phifer.

Kidd is currently being held in Dallas County Jail.

Police did not release a potential motive or any other details.

According to NBC 5's count, Phifer's murder is the 116th homicide of the year in the city of Dallas.

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