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TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNSOLVED MURDERS OF JOEL BRANCH AND GERALD MORRIS

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered


VICTIMS

Joel Branch

    Gerald Morris


San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspects responsible for the murders of Joel Branch and Gerald Morris.   On May 25, 2015, Joel Branch and Gerald Morris were shot and killed in the 5300 block of Groveland Drive in Valencia Park.  A third male was also shot a block away, probably by the same suspects.  The suspects were described as two Black males who were on foot. 

Anyone with information on this case should call the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via www.sdcrimestoppers.org. 

  • Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Lt. Mike Holden at (619) 531-2425 or email at mholden@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov

7 Year Anniversary of the Murder of Daniel Alexander

$10,000 REWARD

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Escondido Police Department's Crimes of Violence Unit are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect wanted for murder. 

Daniel Alexander was murdered on July 4th, 2009. According to witnesses, Daniel Alexander was at his girlfriend's house in the 500 block of South Vine Street when he was confronted by several hispanic males who where at a party next door. Daniel was shot and killed during the confrontation and Federico Ramos is wanted in connection to the murder. 

Federico Ramos is described as a 36-ycar-old Hispanic male. 5'4" tall and weighing approximately 15O pounds.