Unsolved Murder of Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers

$1000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the National City Police Department’s Crimes of Violence Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 55-year-old Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers. 

On April 8, 2018, at approximately 4:52 a.m., National City Police Department Officers responded to the 100 block of North Highland Avenue regarding a report of gunshots heard in the area. Officers arrived on scene and found Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics arrived on scene and transported Rivers to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call the National City Police Department at (619) 336-4467 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case should be directed to Sgt. Christopher Sullivan at (619) 336-4423 or email at csullivan@nationalcityca.gov . 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org.