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Law enforcement continue search for killer of Montebello teen Ken Deras

Law enforcement continues hunt for killer of 19 year old Ken Deras.

Law enforcement continues hunt for killer of 19 year old Ken Deras.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives and Montebello Police officers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in the murder of 19-year-old Kenneth Deras.

On Sat., August 18, 2012 at 10:30 p.m., Deras entered a local convenience store in the 700 block of West Washington Boulevard, Montebello. As he exited the store, he was shot by the suspect, who ran southbound on South Montebello Boulevard, in the City of Montebello, and entered a black compact vehicle and drove away.

Video features LASD Homicide investigators; video, photos and sketch of suspect, video of mom talking about the tragic loss of her son at a recent press conference.

Los Cerritos Community Newspaper would like to urge anyone with information about this incident to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

Remember, if you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Source: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Media Division