Selma Police discover deceased body

Published 1:32 pm Monday, May 24, 2021

The Selma Police Department found a male body early Monday morning.

Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford said the male body was discovered by officers on Tremont Street.  Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson and Fulford both identified the victim as Anthony Dewayne Howard, 44, AKA Cojack.

“Around 4:15 Monday morning, officers responded to the 1200 block of Tremont Street in reference to a shooting,” Fulford said. “Upon arrival, they found a 44-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.”

Fulford said there are no suspects at the moment and the incident remains under investigation by the SPD.

This is the ninth murder in Selma this year, with eight being ruled as homicides.