Fired Balch Springs officer who killed Jordan Edwards jailed on murder charge
Roy Oliver, the fired Balch Springs police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards as he was driving away from a party, was arrested on a murder charge Friday night.
Oliver, 37, turned himself in at the Parker County Jail. Bond was set at $300,000. If convicted of murder, he would face up to life in prison. His attorney could not be reached for comment.
Oliver, who lives in Combine, fired a rifle into a car of teenagers as it drove away from a party Saturday night, striking Jordan in the head, police said. The six-year veteran of the department was fired