Center Police Department investigating homicide on July 5

On July 5, 2018 at approximately 10:23 a.m. Center Police Department responded to a call of an unresponsive person on Sampson St. Upon arrival, officers found 27 year old Brakia Rashad Roland of Center, Texas deceased. Justice of the Peace Pct. 5, Mike Crouch arrived on scene for the inquest along with the Community Funeral Home. The deceased was taken to Tyler, Texas for an autopsy with results pending at this time. This case has been ruled a Homicide and is still under investigation. 

Nicole Faulkner, Detective Sgt. of Center Police Department 

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935