WANTED: Homicide (Brooklyn)

260-16 75 Pct Homicide Photo Jahkeem Scott

On Friday, January 22, 2016 at approximately 9:07 am, police responded to a residential fire at 59 Logan Street within the confines of the 75 Precinct.  Upon arrival, fire department personnel were already on scene in the process of extinguishing the fire.  Once the fire was extinguished, a male 61 year old was  discovered inside the address with a neck wound and pronounced deceased on scene by EMS.  There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Deceased:

Heras, Romulo

M/H/61

59 Logan Street

Apt. A6

Brooklyn

************Update 1/22/2016*********

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, this incident has been deemed a homicide.  There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

************Update 1/23/2016****************

In regards to the above listed incident the New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

********************* UPDATE 1/29/2016 *******************

In regards to the above incident, the New York City Police Department  is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual depicted in the attached photo:

  • Jahkeem Scott
  • 17 year old male

Anyone with information or whereabouts of this individual is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.