Police arrested a man suspected in the killing of his roommate after authorities found the roommate’s body in an apartment in the 5600 block of SMU Blvd., near Greenville Ave.
The Dallas Morning News reports that police charged Bobby Fongu Ngendung, 23, with murder in the death of Michael Mitchel. Police said they found Mitchel’s body in Ngendung’s bedroom on Monday.
Two other roommates found Ngendung acting strangely on Monday, and when they asked him about Mitchel, he responded, “Who’s Michael?” Mitchel lived with them for more than a year, according to the arrest affidavit.
Ngendung continued acting strangely, including dragging something out of his closet before putting it back. His roommates took him to the hospital and notified authorities that there may be a body in their apartment. Dallas Fire and Rescue discovered the body wrapped in a blanket. Marks indicated Mitchel was choked by a cord or rope.
Ngendung was arrested at the hospital and booked into Dallas County Jail, where he remains with a bail set at $200,000.
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