Suspect in killing of Iraq war veteran arrested

Keith Dewayne Dillingham was arrested without incident, thanks to a tip to Crime Stoppers

October 25, 2012 3:01:30 PM PDT
A man investigators believe was involved in the shooting death of an Iraq war veteran is now in custody, thanks to a tip to Crime Stoppers.

In the early morning hours of August 6, deputies with the Harris County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting at an apartment complex in the 9000 block of Jones Road in north Harris County. When they arrived, they Alexander Segura, 28, with several gunshot wounds. Segura, an Iraq war veteran, later died from his injuries.

A tip to Crime Stoppers on Thursday led authorities to Keith Dewayne Dillingham. Investigators believe he was involved in Segura's fatal shooting. He was arrested without incident.

The tip caller is now eligible for a reward.

Anyone with information about the identity of additional suspects is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at (713) 222-TIPS (8477).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspects in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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