BSO Case Number: 15-1807-001231
Place of Occurrence: 1691 S. State Road 7, North Lauderdale
Victim(s): Ayub Ali, 61, male, 9/29/56, 6609 N.W. 97th
Lane, Parkland (DECEASED)
Suspect(s): Tyrone Fields Jr., 19, male, 11/4/98, 1280 S.W. Sixth Way, Deerfield Beach (IN CUSTODY)
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in the murder of a North Lauderdale store clerk. Tyrone Fields Jr.'s arrest on July 20 came a day after Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives released surveillance video of Fields in the store.
Around 12:40 p.m. July 17, Fields entered Aunt Molly's Food Store, 1691 S. State Road 7. He robbed and shot Ayub Ali. Tamarac Fire Rescue transported the 61-year-old to Broward Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Following the release of the video, BSO detectives and Broward CrimeStoppers received a number of tips. The homicide detectives' investigation led them to an associate of Fields' who encouraged him to meet with law enforcement. Around 12:30 p.m. July 20, Fields turned himself in at Fort Lauderdale Police's station. He faces one count of murder and a robbery with firearm charge.
Anyone with further information about this case is asked to contact BSO Homicide Detective James Hayes at 954-321-4231.
Hayes & Curtis, CID Homicide
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