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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Chief Steve Caraway

Email:     scaraway@kennerpd.com  

Office:    (504) 712-2212

Date:      September 1, 2010

 

Kenner Police identify truck used in Kenner homicide  

KENNER - The Kenner Police Department are in possession of a vehicle they believe was used in the August 13, 2010, murder of Jose Caballero, of Kenner.  The murder occurred in the 2400 block of Williams Boulevard, in Kenner.   A black male shot Caballero then fled in the below vehicle.   

Shortly after releasing the photograph of the suspect vehicle to local news media, detectives received a telephone call from the vehicle’s owner.  It was learned that, August 11, 2010, the owner was carjacked in the 3400 block of Pine Street, in New Orleans.  The vehicle was then used in the August 13, 2010, murder in Kenner.   The owner further advised that on Monday, August 27, 2010, he was contacted by NOPD and advised the vehicle was involved in a hit a run accident that occurred at Girod and Loyola Drive in New Orleans.    The owner recovered his vehicle from Girod and Loyola Drive and had it towed to a repair shop. 

Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning the driver of the carjacked vehicle used in the murder, to call Kenner Police Detective Jeff Adams at (504) 712-2310 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

-KPD-

                                     

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