Suspect Arrested In City’s Latest Homicide

A man is behind bars after the city’s latest homicide.

At 7:30 a.m., Amarillo police responded to the WoodSpring Suites, located at 4601 East I-40, for a possible homicide.

On scene, Officers found Kendra Vela, 31, dead in a room with apparent gunshot wounds.

APD Homicide detectives identified the suspect as 29-year-old Trey Phillip Greenleaf.

They tracked him to the Baymont by Wyndham Amarillo East at I-40 East and Ross where the APD SWAT Team took him into custody at 7: 40 p.m.