Dallas Police Say They Know Who Murdered a Pregnant Woman at an Oak Cliff Drug House
The question of who shot and killed 28-year-old Stephanie Terlisner on Saturday evening did not go unanswered for long. This morning, Dallas police released an affidavit pinning the murder on 19-year-old Ka'Darius Demond Barrett.
According to the affidavit, it was about 7 p.m. Barrett burst through the front door of what police refer to as a "drug smoke house" at 6674 Cool Morn Drive in Southeast Oak Cliff. He began yelling at several people gathered in the living room, saying he'd been robbed during a visit to the home an hour or so earlier and that one of them had set him up.
The witness who identified Barrett -- this person knew him only as "KD" but recognized a photo -- had started to walk down a hallway to the back of the house when the shot was fired. When the witness returned to the room, Terlisner was sprawled on the floor, bleeding from the chest, and Barrett was gone.
Police say Terlisner was six months pregnant. The unborn child was also killed.
The witness didn't see the gun but said that Barrett always packs heat, which suggests he's armed and probably dangerous now that he's on the run. According to police, he's a black man, about 5'7" and 150 pounds, and lives in a house on Highland Hills Drive, about a mile from the shooting.