An arrest has been made in the murder of 66-year-old Peggy Franklin related to the early morning break-in on April 24 on Willowcrest Dr.
Shortly before 2:00 am on April 24, 2020, North Richland Hills communications received a call that an apartment in the 3300 block of Willowcrest Dr. was being broken in to. Officers arrived on the scene to find an adult female deceased with apparent gunshot wounds, a second adult female who had also been shot and two juveniles who were uninjured. Assist units from Haltom City and Richland Hills responded to help secure the scene and attempt to locate a suspect.
17-year-old Roel Jose Cano Jr. was arrested and charged with Capital Murder, as well as Burglary of a Habitation With Intent to Commit a Felony and booked into the North Richland Hills Jail. His bond was set at $1,753,000 for his charges.