FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sgt. Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: August 10, 2011
Kenner Police release surveillance photographs of murder
- The Kenner Police Department is releasing surveillance
photographs of the suspect they believe is responsible for the
murder of Afonso Ramos-Silva, 58, of Kenner, who was shot in the
900 block of Roosevelt Boulevard, in Kenner, on Saturday, July
16, 2011, at 8:17 p.m.
Ramos-Silva was walking home from the
Brother’s Food Mart, located at
2210 Airline Drive, Kenner,
when he was approached and shot by the suspect who appears in
the surveillance photographs.
Ramos-Silva later succumbed to his
injuries at University Hospital.
In addition to the surveillance
photographs, the Kenner Police Department is again releasing the
composite sketch, which was originally released to the news
media on July 21, 2011.
Witnesses described the suspect to
be a black male, 20’s to 30’s, 5’10” to 6’2” in height.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone you can
identify the person responsible for the murder to call the
Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at
Detective Joseph McRae is in charge of the investigation.