Stanley Edward Cohen

stanley cohenSTANLEY EDWARD COHEN, 51, was found dead inside his store 03/03/02 in Fort Worth, Texas.1

He was a 1968 graduate of Paschal High School, and owned S&S Auto Supply located at 3411 Miller Avenue.

Friend Carl recalls Stanley as “…always friendly and eager to help people in need, not thinking about the danger.”  Dennis, another friend, fondly remembers him as being a “…sweetheart of a guy who always had a kind word and a smile to give.2

He is interred at Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum in Fort Worth.3


Stanley Cohen 1969At about 6:40pm Sunday, a customer found Stanley lying unresponsive in a pool of blood. He died of multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, that investigators believe was inflicted shortly after the business closed at 1:00pm.4

The store had been ransacked, and there were clear  indications of a violent struggle. Stolen was a revolver, an undetermined amount of money, as well as the store’s blue Dodge Ram. The truck was later found in the parking lot of the Minyard’s Food Store at 3051 Miller Avenue.


Some friends believe Stanley allowed individuals, who supposedly had car trouble, into the store after closing.2


My research revealed very little about Stanley’s background or his murder. If you have a reputable source of information for either, please let me know so it can be incorporated into this summary.


Fort Worth Police Department is working to solve the Stanley Edward Cohen case and bring his killer(s) to justice.  If you have information about this crime, please call (817) 392-4330.

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  1. Fort Worth Police Department: Cold Cases, accessed 03/17/22. []
  2. Paschal High School Class of 1968 website, accessed 03/17/22. [][]
  3. Find A Grave: Stanley E. Cohen, accessed 03/17/22. []
  4. Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Slain man owned auto parts store, page 3B, published 03/05/02. []
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