Homeless man sought in Grand Prairie stabbing death
07/02/2014 8:19 AM
07/02/2014 4:17 PM
Grand Prairie police were searching Wednesday for a 55-year-old homeless man in the fatal stabbing of man found on a street earlier in the day.
Guadalupe Tanguma, 47, was pronounced dead at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, authorities said.
Grand Prairie police got a 911 call about 1:10 a.m. Wednesday about a man on the roadway at Beltline Road near Palace Parkway. Tanguma appeared to have been stabbed in the chest, officers reported.
Police searched a nearby wooded area, where investigators believe that the assault occurred. Based on items found there and witness accounts, police obtained a murder warrant for Billy Wayne Jarrett, a homeless man who frequents the area.
Jarrett is described as 5 feet 9 and about 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the major crimes hotline at 972-237-8877.
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