Jarette Blanchard was arrested by the Lonestar Fugitive Task Force on Tuesday, July 27 for the July 17 homicide of Dyvyne Ware. He is currently in custody in the Travis County Jail with a $500,000 bond.
Initial Release from July 27, 2021:
Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021
Time: 2:49 a.m.
Location: 6th and Neches streets
Deceased: Dyvyne Ware, Black male, born January 6, 1999
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified Dyvyne Ware as the deceased in the July 17 homicide at 6th and Neches streets.
Austin 9-1-1 received several calls in reference to multiple shots being fired near 6th and Neches streets in an alley. APD officers and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on scene and located an unresponsive male subject in the alley. The victim, Dyvyne Ware, appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound and was quickly transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Homicide investigators and crime scene technicians were called to begin the investigation and process the scene. This case is currently under investigation detectives are following leads to identify the suspect.
On July 18, 2021, the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office conducted an autopsy. The official cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest and the manner of death, homicide.
Detectives are asking anyone with information or video of the incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS, email firstname.lastname@example.org, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous. Information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin's 47th homicide of 2021.