Police: Rodney Williams, 21, Kept Crowd from Stopping Fatal Greenville Avenue Stabbing

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Rodney Williams
There were two main actors in the weekend stabbing of 26-year-old Good Samaritan Terrell Cowherd on Lower Greenville, police say: Jerry Brown, 23, who punched Cowherd, then held him from behind, and Julian Terence Martin Jr., also 23, who repeatedly plunged his knife blade in Cowherd's torso. Both men were arrested and charged with murder.

A third man, 21-year-old Rodney Williams, came forward the day after the stabbing and admitted to a Dallas police detective that he'd been an accomplice.

According to an arrest affidavit, Williams admitted to holding back the crowd of onlookers and stopping anyone who might have otherwise come to Cowherd's aid as he was repeatedly stabbed.

He also confessed to piloting Martin away from the crime scene in his Mercury Grand Marquis, which was confirmed by surveillance footage from a nearby business. He also said he had scrubbed the car clean of Cowherd's blood, which Martin had apparently tracked in.

Williams, however, wasn't arrested on Saturday. He turned himself in to police on Wednesday night and, like Martin and Brown, now faces a murder charge. He's in Lew Sterrett on a $500,000 bond.


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naivelibtardsquish
naivelibtardsquish

The only hope for a progressive world is for "whiteness" to be eradicated and for the USA to become even more like a combination of Africa and Mexico than it already is!

JackJett
JackJett

Just for the record, I invented this pose that Mr. Williams is giving in this shot.  It is called the Jett Jaw Clench.

The year was 1984.  The city was Tokyo Japan.  Jack Jett was a young model looking for a more "severe" look.  So, I clenched my teeth together as tight as possible, chin down, and rolled my eyes back like I was just beginning to nod out on the big H, and voila...the Jett Jaw Clench.

Since then, models and criminals have been using this look on runways and booking stations around the world.  Visit us on Wikipedia.

Matt Baxter
Matt Baxter

wow a name like cowherd? that had to be really rough in highschool, I hope im not the only one that sees how close it is to coward right?

Threeboys
Threeboys

Someone call Wendy Davis and see if its too late to get him aborted.

David McCollum
David McCollum

Texas Death Penalty....some dumb asses just don't get it....but these boys will! :)

Joe Bannon
Joe Bannon

If I had a brother, he wouldn't have looked like Terrell Cowherd.

Stephanie Perkins
Stephanie Perkins

Because apes are brown and so are African American people?? Is that what you're implying? I don't think this gentleman was saying 'ape' in a racial sense - I think he was saying ape because this man is not CIVILIZED. He is an animal. Charles Manson is equally, an ape. As is Ted Bundy, Jack the Ripper, Aileen Wuornos, William H. Gacy, to name just a few 'white apes' if you'd like to talk race. And when it comes down to it, who gives a shit what anyone 'implies' about this person??!! He's committed a heinous act and yup, in my and everyone else's book in Dallas, is an ANIMAL.

A Rare Ruby
A Rare Ruby

Ape? Yeah, that just flew right over your head, didn't it, stephanie

Clay Dobson
Clay Dobson

Crazy! Perhaps people felt if they tried to assist and ended up having to use deadly force, there might be a national trial and excessive press coverage .... It's possible I guess

Chris Bennett
Chris Bennett

Thats fucking horrible, ONE dude holding back what looked like at least 20 people? Get the fuck outta here, how can any decent human just stand there and let that shit happen?

Travis Davison
Travis Davison

Lock this piece of shit up and let the worst inmates in the world shank his ass.

Jason Ray Maldonado
Jason Ray Maldonado

....and these ppl need to stay out of deep ellum and lower greenville? gimmie a fuckin break! i predict in a few years, there's gonna be a riot so big its gonna destroy deep ellum, lower greenville, and downtown dallas....you can only ignore the have nots for so long.

Deborah Draughon
Deborah Draughon

He's just as guilty as the one that stabbed Mr. Cowherd!

Shannon Andjude
Shannon Andjude

RIP Terrell Cowherd, seems a handsome man just out of college and starting a life was in the wrong place trying to break up a fight between 2 idiots. My thoughts are with your family.

Jason Ray Maldonado
Jason Ray Maldonado

this is what it comes down to? people so thirsty for fame, that they don't even do shit about another man being murdered? just whip out your phone, or stand and watch, so you can be the center of attention when you tell the story? every person that watched that murder take place should be charged with homicide. how can you just watch a man get murdered or worse yet, hold the crowd back? thats beyond cowardice....its low.

Brian Chestnut
Brian Chestnut

Too much money being spent on putting all of these thugs in prison. Need to have the death penalty include more of these violent crimes.

Deep Ellum Dan
Deep Ellum Dan

These people need to stay out of Deep Ellum and Lower Greenville...

LaTonya Harris
LaTonya Harris

The Devil gets to do way more shit Damn God were you for the innocent ones who Angels on this earth ! That man died doing something Good! Wow this hurts...

Jason Harris
Jason Harris

The guy is a scumbag, but I could do without the troll race-baiting.

Stephanie Perkins
Stephanie Perkins

Best article comment: "Another sick, mindless ape, wreaking havoc on a civilized society. Have fun in prison, dirtbag!" YUP.

Jason Harris
Jason Harris

That's as bad as committing the murder in my opinion.

oakclifftownie
oakclifftownie

ERIC are we getting the whole story about this entire event ?

BobKennerson
BobKennerson

Another sick, mindless ape, wreaking havoc on a civilized society.  Have fun in prison, dirtbag!

DallasCabbie
DallasCabbie

@Jason Ray Maldonado and why, pray tell, do the have nots have not??  i am sick and tired of watching people not even bothering to work and suck on the public teat.  i pretty much live day to day and have no more than a pot to piss in but i am not a leech on society.  when we have a generation that feels that it is preferable to live the thug life and that getting an education and making something of yourself is 'acting white' and is to be shunned in favor of welfare then who is going to be responsible for those riots??

ruddski
ruddski

We'll get the backstory on his troubled youth in due time. It's likely that the village that was supposed to raise him dropped the ball somehow, and he escaped the abortionist's gentle guidance.

Daniel
Daniel

@BobKennerson Another 65-year-old, white teabagger who's bewildered that his opinion isn't still relevant to anyone anymore. 

ruddski
ruddski

Look at all the reactions he got, and the only response you managed was this one, telling you that, apparently, your opinion is irrelevant.

sky_eats_airplanes
sky_eats_airplanes

@James_the_P3 @BobKennerson  No it wasn't you fool. Anyone that acts like that no matter the reason is a sick mindless ape. And you are racist for even using the term racist. I see your mind looking for the worste in everyone. May God shine his light on your lost heart and mind.

John1073
John1073

Your reverse reverse reverse racism is amusing.

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