Deadly Affection

Dec. 1, 2014

200 block of Browder St., Dallas

Time unknown

  • Age: 49
  • Gender: Female
  • Race: Black
  • Manner of Death: Shooting
  • Location: Apartment
  • Address: 200 block of Browder St.
  • City: Dallas
  • Neighborhood's Average Household Income: $107,388
Sharneen Norman killed Dec. 1, 2014

Sharneen "Shawn" Norman, 49, was found shot to death in her downtown Dallas apartment. Her father, former Dallas Cowboys player Pettis Norman, said he texted his eldest daughter concerning the family hair care business, and began worrying when she didn't respond. He rquested a health and welfare check from police who found her body. Norman said Shawn, a Howard University graduate, loved to work and made friends easily.

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, a family friend, who has led the campaign to stop domestic violence in Dallas, spoke at the funeral.  

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Suspect

  • Herbert Edmondson (person of interest)
  • Age: 45
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Relationship to Victim: Boyfriend
  • Status: Norman's boyfriend was named as the sole "person of interest" in the case. He committed suicide in Arkansas a few days after the slaying. The Arkansas Medical Examiner identified the deceased as Herbert D. Edmondson III.