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Amarillo Police Department
Sunday February 5th, 2023 :: 11:54 a.m. CST


Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating a death in east Amarillo

On February 5th at 7:28 AM, Amarillo Police officers were given information on a possible homicide at a hotel in the 4600 block of East I-40. Officers located 31-year-old Kendra Vela deceased in a room with apparent gunshot wounds. The Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating. No arrest has been made At this time.

Amarillo Police Department
200 SE 3rd Ave
Amarillo, TX 79101

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 806-378-4257

Cpl. Jeb Hilton
Crime Prevention Unit
[email protected]

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