One year later, police still looking for clues in woman’s murder on Worth Street

Who killed Daphne West?

It’s a question Dallas Police need help to answer. Now, a year after her death, they are hoping someone will come forward with new information.

It was March 15, 2016, when police knocked on the door at the house at 5419 Worth St., just a few blocks west of Munger at Gaston. They were there to perform a welfare check, someone was apparently concerned for West’s wellbeing and called police.

Daphne West, 35, was founded murdered in her Worth Street home on March 15, 2016.
Daphne West, 35, was found murdered in her Worth Street home on March 15, 2016.

In the living room, under a sheet, police found West’s body. She was killed at least a few days before she was discovered, according to police reports. They did not identify the cause of death, only that it was a homicide. She was 35.

Now a year later, the case has grown cold. Anyone with information about West’s murder is asked to call homicide detective Edward Parker, at 214.671.3630 or edward.parker@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us (case number 062541-2016).

Crime Stoppers is also collecting tips, and will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Call anonymously at 214.373.TIPS.


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  • Tom Cochran

    Thanks for keeping up with this. It was a tragedy and I hope the killers are brought to justice.