Unsolved Homicide: Kimo Muronaga Murder


San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit continue to look for leads on the seven year anniversary of the unsolved murder of Kimo Muronaga.

Detectives said on July 26, 2007, at about 10:30 p.m., Kimo Muronaga was shot and killed while walking from his home to his job at a print shop in the Mountain View neighborhood of San Diego. Detectives said Kimo notices a suspicious looking vehicle pulling over as he was walking on 3600 Imperial Avenue. He also noticed someone getting out of the vehicle. Fearing for his safety, Kimo ran away from the suspicious person. He was shot as he fled on Imperial Av near 36th Street.

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person/persons responsible for this crime is asked to call SDPD homicide at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com

Media inquiries should be directed to: Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Mike Hastings at 619-531-2275. Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at 619-531-1547. For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous. The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion. The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000. Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.