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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Sgt. Brian McGregor

Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com  

Office:    (504) 712-2252

Date:      July 21, 2011

 

Composite sketch released concerning Saturday’s murder

 

Kenner - The Kenner Police Department is releasing a composite sketch of a suspect concerning the murder of Afonso Ramos-Silva, 58, of Kenner, who was shot in the 900 block of Roosevelt Boulevard, Kenner, on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 8:17 p.m.

Kenner Police met with a witness who was able to assist in providing information which led to the creation of the attached composite sketch.  The witness described the suspect to be a black male, 20’s to 30’s, 5’10” to 6’2” in height. 

Ramos-Silva was walking home from the Brother’s Food Mart, located at 2210 Airline Drive, Kenner, when he was approached by the black male described and shot.  Ramos-Silva later succumbed to his injuries at University Hospital. 

Chief Steve Caraway urges who witnessed the shooting or can identify the person responsible for the murder to call the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

Detective Joseph McRae is in charge of the investigation.

 

-KPD-

                                     

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