Dallas: Howard Beachum suspect of homicide of Geral Canepa after arranged date with complainant through Craigslist

Dallas: Gerald Canepa found deceased after arranged date with complainant through Craigslist

Dallas: Gerald Canepa found deceased after arranged date with complainant through Craigslist

On March 15, 2013, suspect Howard Beachum, B/M 11/14/1985, arranged a date with complainant Gerald Canepa through the Craigslist website. On March 18, 2013, Canepa was found deceased inside of his residence nude and with what appeared to be multiple sharp force injuries to his body. Detectives obtained copies of complainant’s phone records and they showed that the last person who communicated with the complainant was suspect Beachum. According to the records, the suspect sent a message that he was on his way to the complainant’s residence. Beachum is still at large. This offense is documented on service number 63876-A.