Date: Friday, December 13, 2019 9:05 pm
Location: 500 block of Claride Street
Incident: Capital Murder
Case Number: 1912130148
On Friday, December 13, 2019 at approximately 9:05 pm Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Claride Street for a Burglary in Progress that was upgraded to a shooting. Upon arrival, responding officers made entry and immediately located three deceased males inside of the residence.
Homicide Detectives continued their investigation and on Saturday, December 14, 2019 Detectives were able to identify and obtain arrest warrants for two suspects. The suspects were located by our Gang Unit and were transported to the Corpus Christi Police Department to be interviewed by Detectives and were later transported to the City Detention Center for processing.
29-year-old Benjamin LeBleu was charged with 1 count of Capital Murder (Capital Felony), 1 count of Tampering with Evidence (3F), as well as an outstanding warrant for theft, bond amount totaling $2,052,500.
27-year-old Myles Dingman was charged with 1 count of Capital Murder (Capital Felony) and 1 count of Tampering with Evidence (3F), with a bond amount totaling $1,550,000. Myles was found to have narcotics in his possession at the time of the arrest and was additionally charged with Possession of Controlled Substance.
A person commits an offense of Capital Murder as defined by Section 19.02 (b)(1) if the person murders more than one person during the same criminal transaction.
This is still an active and ongoing investigation and no additional details are expected to be released at this moment. If you have any information pertaining to this incident, you are encouraged to call the Corpus Christi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 361-886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.