Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward after learning a man found dead in a crashed car was murdered.
Garland police said Thursday afternoon officers were called to a major crash early May 21 where a Saturn sedan left the road and crashed into a tree.
Inside the car officers found 21-year-old Amrit Tejan deceased. Upon further inspection, however, officers learned Tejan had been shot and died from his gunshot wound, not the crash.
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An investigation led homicide detectives to name 22-year-old Billy Dupree Owens as a suspect in connection with Tejan's slaying.
Police consider Owens to be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his location is asked to contact Garland Crime Stoppers at 972-272-8477 (TIPS) or online at garlandcrimestoppers.org. Tipsters can remain anonymous.