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For Immediate Release

Contact:
March 24, 2014 Corey Britt, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Western Louisiana (337) 262-6792;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
Requesting Publicís Assistance on Cold Case Homicide

Lafayette, LA Ė Wilmar Omar Fernandez-Ramirez, AKA: Omar Ramirez is Wanted by the Lafayette Police Department for a homicide that occurred during the early morning hours of Thanksgiving Day (November 28, 2013). Upon issuing the Warrant Lafayette Police delegated apprehension authority to the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force. Since the homicide, Ramirez has disappeared.

Ramirez is a thirty-year-old, 5í5Ē, 160 pound Hispanic male believed to be from Guatemala. Prior to the homicide, Ramirez was living in an apartment complex on the South Side of Lafayette.

Anyone with information as to Ramirezís whereabouts is urged to call the US Marshals at (337) 281-8236. A cash award is available for information leading to Ramirezís arrest and all callers can remain anonymous.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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