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CJ Kelly Park reopened to the public

The closure was due to a Midland Police Department investigation related to a double homicide from December 17.

MIDLAND, Texas — UPDATE: As of Thursday at 5:40 p.m., CJ Kelly Park is reopened to the public.

A city spokesperson said the investigation is ongoing.


CJ Kelly Park will be closed on January 26,2023 to the public due to an ongoing investigation by the Midland Police Department, according to the City of Midland.

The Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas Rangers will also be assisting with the investigation. This is related to evidence in reference to a double homicide that took place on Dec. 17, 2022. 

Last week, the Wadley-Barron Park was also closed down to the public as they attempted to find evidence involving this incident. Wadley-Barron reopened on January 25, 2023. 

We will continue to update this story as we receive more information. 

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