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Police seeking 21-yr-old suspect in murder investigation after man's body found inside La Cantera Parkway apartment

During a welfare check, San Antonio Police found the victim with an apparent gunshot wound.
Credit: SAPD

SAN ANTONIO — The body of a man was found with a gunshot wound inside of an apartment along La Cantera Parkway. 

According to preliminary information from SAPD, officers were called out to the 16700 block of La Cantera Parkway for a welfare check around noon Tuesday, January 26. 

The reporting person told officers that she had not heard from the man, 34-year-old Martell Derouen, in several days and wanted officers to check his apartment.

When officers entered the apartment, they found Derouen dead from an apparent gunshot wound. The incident is being investigated as a murder. 

According to SAPD, there is a warrant out for 21-year-old Sasha Skare in connection with the case. Skare was previously arrested in Travis County for a separate robbery incident.