Craig Vincent Ramsey, Jr. Homicide

Craig Vincent Ramsey Jr

On Saturday, December 3, 2011, at 3:31pm, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Mifflin Township Police were dispatched to 2080 Aberdeen Ave. The body of 34-year old Craig Vincent Ramsey, Jr. was found in the residence. Investigators determined that Mr. Ramsey died as a result of a gunshot wound. There is currently no known motive for the killing of Mr. Ramsey. A photo of Craig Vincent … [Read more...]

One Year Anniversary of Nathan Francis Homicide

Nathan Francis

This week’s “Crime of the Week” marks the one-year anniversary of a Homicide that occurred on the West side of Columbus. On Saturday, November 27, 2010, at approximately 10:50pm, police responded to a shooting call at the front of 257 S. Oakley Avenue. Officers arrived and found 20-year old Nathan Francis lying in the street at the front of the residence, in the arms of his father. Nathan had been … [Read more...]

Damien Topp Homicide

Damien Topp

On Friday, May 25, 2007, at 10:44pm, Columbus Police officers were sent to 4792 Laraine Ct. in response to a call about a man being shot. Once they arrived at the front of the address, police found 23-year old Damien Topp lying in the grass, suffering from a gunshot wound. Investigators determined that Mr. Topp had been standing in the doorway of the residence at the time of the shooting, but had … [Read more...]

Byron Baugh

Byron Baugh

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is requesting the public's assistance in solving a Homicide which occurred in the Northland area of Columbus in 2010. On Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at approximately 9:30am, Byron Baugh went to the residence of his child’s mother located on Stoneway Drive.  While there, a confrontation occurred between Byron and another male and Byron was fatally shot.  A photo of Byron … [Read more...]

Garrett Burton Homicide

Garrett Burton

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the person who shot and killed a teenager on the Far Westside of Columbus in 2008. On Saturday, August 30, 2008, at approximately 3:00am, several teens were throwing eggs at vehicles driving on Hilliard-Rome Road north of W. Broad Street; 16-year old Garrett Burton was one of the teens. As a result of one vehicle … [Read more...]

Samuel Williams Homicide on Mt. Vernon Ave.

Samuel Williams

On October 16, 2005, at approximately 11:50pm, Samuel Williams parked his car in front of the National City Bank located at 1040 Mt. Vernon Ave. and walked to the bank’s ATM. Upon completion of his bank transaction, Mr. Williams was on his way back to his vehicle when he was approached by a group of people. While facing and speaking to these individuals, a lone male approached him from behind … [Read more...]

Kirk Becker, Jr., Homicide

Kirk Becker

On Saturday, March 13, 2010, at approximately 8:50am, the body of 24-year old Kirk Becker, Jr., known to his friends as KB, was found at the rear of 2344 S. Hamilton Road, an office building near the intersection of Kimberly Parkway and Hamilton Road. Kirk Becker had been shot multiple times and died at the scene. Investigators learned that Kirk Becker had gone to an after-hours establishment … [Read more...]

Somali Community Teams with Crime Stoppers to Solve Nur Murder

46822-1 Ahmed Nur

Leaders and residents of the Somali community will come together on Saturday, February 27, 2010, at 2:00pm, to announce their unified effort in fighting crime in their community. This will take place at 4600 Northtowne Blvd., the scene of the murder of Mr. Ahmed Nur. On Monday, February 8, 2010, at 9:48pm, Mr. Ahmed Nur and a friend were in an apartment building at 4600 Northtowne Blvd. when … [Read more...]

Samane Phimmasay Murder


The family of Samane Phimmasay, who was murdered September 25, 2007, committed to posting an $8000 reward for any information leading to the arrest or indictment of person(s) responsible for the murder. Along with the amount offered by Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, the possible reward is up to $10,000. However, the Phimmasay family’s year-long commitment will expire at 11:59pm, December 18, 2009. … [Read more...]