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Father murdered in front of his 7-year-old daughter. Police need your help identifying the assailant

Posted On: April 5, 2017

On February 26, 2011, at 8:43 p.m., the Whittier Police Department responded to a call of shots fired at the Crestwood Apartments located at 8930 Painter Avenue in the City of Whittier. 

As Officers arrived, they located a deceased male identified as Juan Gabriel Ramirez Mendez.

In the ongoing investigation into the death of Juan Gabriel Ramirez Mendez, a composite sketch of the shooter has been created with the assistance of eye witnesses.

The suspect is described as a fair skinned male standing 5’10”-6’00” tall, weighing 170-180 pounds.  He was described as wearing blue jeans and a black coat with a hood. 

The Whittier Police Department Homicide detail is seeking the public’s help in identifying this individual.  Any information should be directed to the Whittier Police Department Homicide Detail at 562 567-9267.

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