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DEERFIELD MURDER VICTIM IDENTIFIED

BSO Case Number: DR02-4-3702 (UPDATED)
PIO Number: 02-4-39
Date: April 18, 2002
Time: 0635
Place of Occurrence: 414 SW 2nd Street, Deerfield Beach

Victim(s):

  • Janet Ramos, 21, 1/18/81, female, 1274 NW 79 Street, Miami (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):

  • Unknown

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives have identified a Miami woman whose body was discovered in a Deerfield Beach apartment complex last Thursday morning. They have also learned that she was murdered.

A resident of the Stanley Terrace apartments, located at 414 SW 2nd Street, discovered the deceased body of 21-year-old Janet Ramos around 6:35 a.m. in the parking lot while preparing to leave for work.

The Broward Medical Examiner’s Office later determined Ramos was murdered. BSO homicide detectives have chosen not to release the cause of death pending further investigation.

Ramos was last seen alive by her mother on Wednesday, April 17th, at approximately 8 p.m. Ramos left her mother’s house, located in the 1200 block of NW 79 Street in Miami, wearing a black dress with red sandals and carrying a black purse. BSO homicide detectives said Ramos’s body was probably left in the parking lot at the south end of the apartment complex sometime between 4:00 a.m. and 6:35 a.m. Thursday morning.

Anyone with information on the murder of Janet Ramos is asked to contact BSO homicide detectives Ray Carmody of Glenn Bukata at (954) 321-4210 or call Broward Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS.

INVESTIGATORS: Homicide Det. R. Carmody & Det. G. Bukata, and Sgt. B. O’Neil
THIS REPORT BY: Veda Coleman-Wright/PIO

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