File Number: 91-09200
The Victim: Ricky Allen, 36 years old, shot and killed
The Crime: On 03/18/1991 at approximately 11:15 p.m., Ricky Allen was discovered by a friend lying on the floor of his residence at
A cocked handgun was in the victim's hand. Crime scene analyst and detectives concluded that the scene was staged to make it look like a suicide. Ballistic testing concluded that the bullet identified as being removed from the body of Mr. Allen was fired from the the same handgun that was found in the hand of the victim at the crime scene.
Interviews of family and friends as well as evidence recovered from the victim?s residence revealed that he was heavily involved in drugs. The investigation into his death remains open.
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