Press Contact: Andrew Frankel, Sgt/PIO, (510) 981-5780
BPD: IDENTITY OF FIRST HOMICIDE VICTIM OF 2017 CONFIRMED
Berkeley, California (Wednesday, January 11, 2017) - The Berkeley Police Department has confirmed the identity of its first homicide victim of 2017 as Emilie Inman 27, of Berkeley. Inman's body was discovered in the late evening hours of January 6that a residence on the 2400 block of Ashby Avenue. Police made the discovery while investigating a stabbing where a separate victim was found on the 2600 block of Ridge Road at 11:46am that same day.
Pablo Gomez Jr. 22, of North Hollywood, California has been identified as the suspect in both the stabbing and the homicide. Gomez was arrested in Burbank, California by Officers from the Burbank Police Department on Saturday, 1/17/17 at approximately 1:30pm. Gomez is currently in custody at the Los Angeles County Jail.
We are urging anyone who has any information regarding this case to contact the Berkeley Police Homicide Detail at (510) 981-5741.
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