Man found dead inside jail cell at Killeen Police Department while awaiting arraignment

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Published: Dec. 2, 2022 at 9:51 PM CST
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - Wayne Joseph Dunlap, 46, arrested on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 on warrants for criminal mischief, criminal trespass, and burglary of a vehicle, was found dead inside a cell at the Killeen Police Department jail as he awaited arraignment, police said.

Paramedics responded to the jail cell and “found no signs of life,” police said.

A justice of the peace pronounced Dunlap dead at 1:46 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 and ordered an autopsy be performed.

The Texas Rangers were notified and are now the lead investigating agency, police said.

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