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Homicide Investigation

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION

MEDIA RELEASE

June 9, 2020

 On June 8, 2020, at approximately 1:40 AM, District Three officers responded to investigate a Shot Spotter alert in the 3700 block of St. Lawrence Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located Janvier Kigeri, 21 years of age, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Mr. Kigeri was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   There is no suspect information to release currently.  Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

UPDATE

 On June 26, 2020, at approximately 11:00 AM, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad, Ricshawn Hill, 30 years of age, was arrested on a Murder Warrant for causing the death of Janvier Kigeri.

 

Hill