NewsLocal News

Actions

Killeen police investigating murder after woman dies while visiting son's grave

277254487_5607351692628069_1598176228692460494_n.jpg
Posted at
and last updated

KILLEEN, Texas — Killeen police are investigating the ninth murder in the city after a 52-year-old woman was shot and killed at Calvary Baptist Church Garden of Memories Cemetery.

On Thursday Killeen police identified the victim as Yolanda N’Gaojia after next of kin were notified.

Family on Facebook confirmed that N’Gaojia was killed at the cemetery while visiting her son's grave on what would have been his 22nd birthday.

"Detectives with the Homicide Unit believe people have information about this incident and the people involved," said police.

Officers dispatched around 5 p.m. on Tuesday to the 13000 block of State Highway 195 to find two victims that had been shot.

Police said N’Gaojia was pronounced dead due to her injuries by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 6:56 p.m. An autopsy is to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas, said police.

"The second victim received non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released at the scene," said police.

Anyone with information about the murder is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.