BSO ARRESTS SUSPECT FOR THE MURDER OF WOMAN FOUND ON ROADWAY

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number: 19-7-9A

BSO Case Number: 11-1907-003559 (Update)

Date: July 12, 2019

Time: 7:25 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Place of Occurrence: 1411 N.W. 18th Drive, Pompano Beach

Victim(s): Cassandra Fair, 30, 10/25/88, female, at large (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): Romeo Smith, 28, 9/15/90, male, 4521 N.W. 12th Court, Lauderhill (IN CUSTODY)

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives have arrested a Lauderhill man for the murder of a woman who was shot and left on the side of the road last week in Pompano Beach. 

Romeo Smith, 28, was arrested on July 18 for the fatal shooting of Cassandra Fair, who was found shortly before 7:30 p.m. on July 12. Homicide detectives said Fair, 30, was the right front passenger in a vehicle traveling north on Northwest 18th Drive when Smith repeatedly shot her. 

Detectives said Fair either jumped from or was pushed out of the vehicle in the 1400 block of Northwest 18th Drive. Witnesses saw a Cadillac Escalade leaving the area and found the victim lying on the side of the road. 

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue transported Fair to Broward Health North, where she died.

Smith faces one count of first degree murder with a firearm and is being held without bond.

INVESTIGATORS:
Homicide Det. Z. Scott, CID
Pompano Beach

THIS REPORT BY:
Veda Coleman-Wright/Dir. of PIO
 July 19, 2019