Pastor Murder

The now deceased Derrick Birdow is the suspect in the beating death of Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Danny Kirk Sr. (credit: Tarrant Co. Sheriff's Office)

33-Year-Old Suspect In Pastor Murder Identified

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Officer has released the name of the man who died in police custody after ramming his car into the wall of a North Texas church and then fatally beating the pastor.


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North Texas Pastor Killed, Assailant Later Pronounced Dead

FOREST HILL (CBSDFW.COM) – ThereĀ are still a lot of questions at a North Texas church where a pastor and unknown assailant both died Monday afternoon. For hours the scene was very emotional at the Greater […]


Steven Lawayne Nelson has been accused of killing 28-year-old pastor Clint Dobson at NorthPointe Baptist Church in Arlington. (credit: Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

Sentencing Jury For Convicted Pastor Killer In Recess

The jury that will decide how severely convicted murderer Steven Nelson will be punished has gone into recess for the weekend.


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Fellow Inmates Testify Against Man Sentenced For Killing Pastor

In Fort Worth, jurors heard more damaging testimony about the man they convicted of capital murder Monday for the beating death of an Arlington pastor.