Arrest made in 2015 Cold Case murder

Javon Jerome Bryant


Grand Prairie Police announced today that an arrest has been made in the November 21, 2015 murder of Sir Johnathan Stewart at the Williamsburg Apartments, 2421 South Carrier Parkway.

Javon Jerome Bryant, 26, of Dallas was arrested for the murder and is currently being held on a $250,000 bond.

On the night of November 21, 2015, Stewart was found unresponsive in a car with a gunshot wound. He was rushed by Fire Department ambulance to Parkland Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police had few clues to work with.

The Cold Case was assigned to Major Crimes Detective Heath Wester. He relentlessly worked the case and developed several leads that eventually led to the arrest of Bryant.

Detectives believe Bryant had an accomplice and they continue to actively search for this suspect.