The Arlington Police Department is now investigating a suspicious death that occurred over the weekend as a homicide. On Sunday, October 30, 2022, at approximately 4:08 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of N. Cooper Street after a passerby reported seeing a woman lying unresponsive in a parking lot.
First responders found the woman lying face down and bleeding from the head. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 44-year-old Evila Yanes. Following an autopsy, they determined her cause of death was blunt force injuries to the head and ruled her death a homicide.
It is unclear what caused the injuries to Ms. Yanes’ head. She was found next to a white Nissan Altima with temporary tags. Detectives believe she was either driving or riding in the vehicle prior to her death.
At this time, there is no suspect information and no arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Krystallyne Holly at (817) 459-5935. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers of Tarrant County at (817) 469-8477.
Report # 2022-03030122