UPDATE: Teen suspect in murder case to be tried as adult, another arrest made

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email


UPDATE: Ishmael Pickens, the 17-year-old murder suspect in this case, will be tried as an adult.

Pickens was in Hamilton County juvenile court court Thursday, where a judge ruled he should be tried as an adult in the murder of Francisco Rodriguez.

Also on Thursday, a second suspect turned himself in to police.

That suspect is also 17 years old. His name will not be released unless he is tried as an adult.

UPDATE: The 17-year-old suspect in this case has turned himself into police.

PREVIOUSLY: Police have signed a murder warrant for a suspect of a vicious attack that occurred on Chateau Ave.

On July 6, 2008, police found Francisco Rodriguez, 39, laying on the ground suffering from a severe head injury.

Investigation revealed that Rodriguez died as a result of a violent assault.