2 arrested in connection with murder of former OU football player in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas — Authorities arrested and charged two men accused in the robbery and murder of a former University of Oklahoma football player.

Du’Vonta Lampkin was shot and killed at an apartment complex in downtown Dallas in early May. He was 25.

Police said one of Lampkin’s friends, 22-year-old Antwan Franklin, staged a robbery with 24-year-old Erick Garcia. They said the suspects stole Lampkin’s designer backpack, cellphone and wallet.

Police are looking for a third suspect but have not released a description.

Lampkin was a defensive tackle at OU in 2016 and 2017.