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For Immediate Release

October 30, 2009 Southern District of Ohio, Cincinnati
Deputy Michael J. Picou (513) 684-3594
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
Two Juvenile Murder Suspects Accused of Shooting 34 Year Old
Herschell Palomore Jr. to Death are Apprehended in Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, OH – The two juvenile suspects, 15 years of age and 17 years of age were arrested yesterday by the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST).

Both juvenile suspects are charged with the October 24th Aggravated Robbery and Murder of Herschell Palomore Jr. in Cincinnati. Members of SOFAST obtained information that both juvenile suspects were currently enrolled in the Cincinnati Public School District. With the assistance of the Cincinnati Police School Resource Officers (SRO), both juvenile suspects were located and apprehended without incident at their respective schools.

SOFAST is a multi-jurisdictional task force comprised of the U.S. Marshals, Cincinnati Police Department, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, U.S. Department of Agriculture OIG, U.S. Attorney’s Office, and Ohio Adult Parole Authority.

The U.S. Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency. Annually, U.S. Marshals arrest more than 50 percent of all federal fugitives and serve more federal warrants than all other federal agencies combined. For more information on other USMS Top 15 fugitives and USMS Major Cases, go to

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