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Galveston Police Department
News Release
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Home Invasion Robbery/Capital Murder

Galveston, Texas - At approximately 1:15 a.m., the Galveston Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls in reference to a woman in the street screaming for help at 22 Back Bay Circle.  Officers arrived on location and met with the female victim who advised that two men broke into the house occupied by herself and her fiancé.  The female victim advised the two men had shot her fiancé, Cedric Terrell Champion (m/b 8/29/1982).

Galveston EMS and Galveston Fire Department arrived on location and advised that Champion was deceased.

Officers canvassed the area and observed a white Dodge truck leaving the immediate area occupied by subjects matching the description of the suspects.  The vehicle was stopped and the occupants detained.

The passenger in the vehicle was identified as David Keith Allen (m/w 9/23/1980).  The ensuing investigation resulted in Allen being charged with Capital Murder; for the death of Cedric Champion in the course of an Aggravated Robbery.  The driver of the vehicle was released.

Detectives are seeking assistance in the identification and arrest of the second suspect, only described as a light skinned Hispanic male.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Derek Gaspard at (409) 765-3778.

Remembering Jim Guidry

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