Monday, July 13, 2009

Help Us Solve This Case

CCSO is reaching out to the community for tips in a July 13, 2007, homicide in Immokalee.

Do you recognize the two suspects? Do you think you might have information that can help?

We want to hear about it.

Deputies recently released these updated composites of the suspects.

On July 13, 2007, two men entered the supermarket at1811 Lake Trafford Road around 1:30 p.m. They asked Homer Hassam, 60, and Roberto Perez, 34, who were inside the store cleaning up, if there was any work.

Reports say the men shot Hassam and took off in a small silver four-door compact vehicle with a Florida license plate and tinted windows.Hassam was flown to Lee Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Investigators believe the suspects were in the area for at least an hour.

Investigators said one of the men is described as black, late 20s to early 30s, between 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 11inches tall with a medium build. He has a pock marked face, gold front teeth, short dread-lock hair and a long goatee. He was last seen wearing pyramid shaped silver earrings, a black shirt and baggy faded jeans.

Investigators described the other man as black, in his late teens to early 20s, around 6 feet tall with a thin build with long arms, a pock-marked face and short afro. He was last seen wearing a baggy red T-shirt and baggy blue jean shorts that go below the knees.

The case is featured on the “America’s Most Wanted” Web site. Click here to view.

Anyone with information should call 239-252-9300, America’s Most Wanted tip line at 1-800-CRIME-TV or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).