Washington: Almost seven years after an Indian nationwide was killed within the US, the FBI and the Las Vegas Police have arrested a person for allegedly taking pictures the 27-year-old employee lifeless at a gasoline station in California, the police mentioned.
Manpreet Ghuman Singh, a local of Punjab’s Majri Kishnewally village in Fatehgarh Sahib city, was working on the gasoline station within the resort metropolis of South Lake Tahoe in California when he was shot lifeless by an unknown assailant on August 6, 2013.
After years of investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division police arrested 34-year-old Sean Donohoe on fees of killing Singh.
“Virtually 7 years in the past, on August sixth, 2013, an unknown man carrying a face masks walked into US Gasoline Station, at 2470 Lake Tahoe Blvd, shot and killed the clerk, Manpreet Singh of South Lake Tahoe. The case went chilly, however has now been solved,” South Lake Tahoe police mentioned in a tweet on Tuesday.
Donohoe, who lives in Las Vegas, was a resident of South Lake Tahoe metropolis on the time of the incident.
In an announcement, the South Lake Tahoe Police Division mentioned that on August 6, 2013, an unknown man carrying a face masks walked into the US Gasoline Station at 2470 Lake Tahoe Blvd, shot and killed the clerk, Singh of South Lake Tahoe, California.
The killer then strolled out the entrance door and fled. The case ultimately went chilly with no leads, the police mentioned.
Thereafter the case was assigned to the El Dorado County Chilly Case Activity Drive, which is a collaboration between the El Dorado County District Legal professional’s Workplace, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Workplace, South Lake Tahoe Police Division, California Division of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Forensic Science (BFS) and the FBI.
In July 2017, the El Dorado District Legal professional’s Workplace posted a video in regards to the murder, hoping that new leads can be generated.
A witness watched the video and contacted investigators in the summertime of 2019. The witness advised investigators that Donohoe was answerable for the homicide.
Investigators adopted the brand new info and labored on the case extensively since receiving the lead.
California DOJ, BFS in contrast DNA proof collected from the investigation and Donohoe matched that proof. The El Dorado County Chilly Case Activity Drive travelled extensively to interview the concerned events.
In the present day, with the assistance of the FBI and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division, Donohoe was arrested for the homicide of Singh, it mentioned in an announcement.