FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sgt. Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: July 21, 2011
Composite sketch released concerning Saturday’s murder
- 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
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
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.