Double Murder on the Fifth Floor
Two days before Mother’s Day 2018, 62–year–old Ana Del Valle is found dead in the Brooklyn apartment she shares with her daughter, who made the gruesome discovery. Ana’s hands are bound behind her back, and she has been shot in the head. A few days later, Ana’s next–door neighbor, Basil Gray, 54, is discovered inside his unit, dead from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. Police say that both murders happened around the same time, and were executed with the same gun, so they assume the homicides are connected. However, Ana and Basil only know each other casually, and neither have any known enemies. Police are unable to establish a motive for anyone wanting to kill either of them. Were they the innocent victims of a random act of violence? Was it a case of mistaken identity? And, if so, who was the intended victim?
Between the FBI and NYPD, a combined total of $70,000 is being offered for information leading to Ana and Basil’s killers. If you have any knowledge of the events surrounding their murders, or the people responsible, you can call the NYPD Public Information Office at 646-610-6700, or the FBI’s New York office at 212-384-1000. Tips can also be emailed to email@example.com, or submitted to our website.SUBMIT A TIP
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