Reward issued in murder of Dallas Oak Farms Dairy employee

Dallas murder

Credit: Bryan Titsworth / WFAA

Police said Juan Zelada was found dead in his car at a Southeast Dallas apartment complex on July 13, 2013.

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by MADELINE SCHMITT

WFAA

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 4:20 PM

DALLAS –– Oak Farms Dairy is offering $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the people who killed an employee last week.

Juan Zelada, 53, was found by detectives early in the morning on July 13. He was shot to death in his car at an apartment complex in Southeast Dallas on the 9700 block of Military Parkway.

Police say Zelada was exiting his vehicle around 1 a.m. when he was approached by two unknown suspects. One of the suspects hit Zelada in the face, and then shot him. He died from his injuries.

At this time, investigators believe the suspects robbery might be a motive in the case.

Oak Farms Dairy said it will pay $10,000 for any information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspects responsible. The reward will remain active for six months.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 214.671.3661.

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