DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — A murder suspect who was at the center of a now canceled Amber Alert for two young children is now in police custody in Dallas.

According to officials, Curtis Everett Jeter surrendered at Dallas Police Headquarters early on June 22.

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(credit: (Dallas Police Department)

Jeter was wanted for killing Hope Hensley. The 20-year-old woman was found shot inside her apartment on Meadow Street on June 21. The woman was rushed to the hospital but died from her injuries.

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The Amber Alert was issued Monday night for Jeter’s two sons — 4-year-old Curtis Jeter and 2-year-old Seven Jeter — but it was called off around 3:00 a.m. Tuesday when the children were found safe.

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Police say Jeter will be charged with murder for the shooting death of Hensley.

CBSDFW.com Staff