TPD Investigating Homicide

On Saturday, 03-09-19 at approximately 8:41 p.m., Temple Officers responded to an unknown injury call near the 2600 block of IH-35 and Belair Dr. The caller advised that a family of five were traveling northbound on IH-35, between exits 303 and 305, when someone threw a large rock from the railroad track overpass onto the highway. The rock struck and entered the vehicle’s windshield, making contact with the front seat passenger, and causing significant injuries, which resulted in the death of 33-year-old, Keila Ruby Flores.

Flores was transported from the scene to Baylor Scott and White Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries this morning at 10:32 a.m. An autopsy has been ordered.

There is currently no suspect information. If anyone has any information concerning this unfortunate incident, please contact Temple Police Department at (254) 298-5500. Tips can also be sent through Bell County Crime Stoppers at, through the P3tips App or by calling 254-526-TIPS (8477).

There are no additional updates at this time. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

Shawana Neely


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