Unsolved Case #79
Reference Number 06-02

James Laskey Ramirez
Murdered: January 3, 2006
Age: 18
Where murder happened:Sacramento, CA
Clothing: t-shirts, shorts
Time: 4:57 a.m.
Manner: home invasion robbery
Car involved: dark hummer H2 with white decal

James Ramirez was shot to death at his family's home in the early morning hours, down the street from where the assailants had assaulted two of his friends before forcing them to his home. James died from a single gunshot to his chest, by the two suspects.

  • Suspect # 1 Described as a male black adult, medium complexion, 25-30 years old, approximately 5'8" to 5'9" with stocky build, approximately 200 pounds. He had a slight mustache. He was described as wearing a dark-colored hoodie and blue jeans.

  • Suspect # 2 Described as a male black adult, light complexion, 20-25 years old, approximately 5'10'' to 6' with slender build and short hair with a fade on top. He may have a pony tail or longer hair in the back. He was described as wearing a bronze-colored sweatshirt with a white/red/silver design on it.

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If you have any information regarding this unsolved crime, you can call Det. Scott Maclafferty at Sacramento Police Department at 916-433-0659.

You can also contact National Organization Of Parents Of Murdered Children, Inc. at 1.888.818.POMC or by email at natlpomc@aol.com. Be sure to include the reference number in any and all correspondence.

*James Ramirez's murderer was caught.









James Laskey Ramirez


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