Family of homicide victim offers reward for info. on suspect

Jerome Dennis (Courtesy Cincinnati Police)
Jerome Dennis (Courtesy Cincinnati Police)

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email  

MOUNT HEALTHY, OH (FOX19) -- The family of a man murdered while he was working at a local store is upping their reward for information on the whereabouts of the suspect.

The family of Abdrahmane (Alassane) Diallo, Mt. Healthy store owner who was shot and killed in his store on June 5, has added $1000 of their own money to the existing Crimestoppers reward of $1000.

The reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect, Jerome Dennis, is now $2000. Dennis' last known address is 8526 Neptune Drive in Cincinnati. He is known to frequent Colerain Township.

On June 23, 2008, the Hamilton County Grand Jury indicted Jerome Dennis on one count of Aggravated Murder,  three counts of Aggravated Robbery, and two counts of Having a Weapon Under Disability.  The charges carry a death penalty specification.

Anyone with information as to the location of Jerome Dennis may call Crimestoppers at (513) 352-3040 or the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office at (513) 825-1500.  Your information and identity will be confidential.