Police Release New Sketch In Westport Jewelry Store Murder
WESTPORT, CT (WCBS 880) – Police are still searching for a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a YZ Jewelers in Westport jewelry store.
Monday night, the Westport Police Department released a sketch of the suspected shooter and asked anyone who may have seen the man to call police immediately.
Yekutiel Zeevi was shot to death inside YZ Jewelers on Thursday night. A second victim, Ronen Konfino, survived the shooting.
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The victim’s son said Zeevi would’ve been celebrating the birth of a grandchild any day now.
Neer Zeevi is impressed with the police work and says he’s hopeful police will catch a “cruel human being.”
One of the photos, taken two days before the crime, shows a man wearing a solid green-colored quilted jacket — instead of the 2-tone blue jacket worn on the night of the crime — and a dark newsboy style hat.
The suspect is being described as a white man in his mid 40’s, between 5’10” and 6’0” tall with a medium build and salt-and-pepper colored hair. Authorities also said that on December 7, he was seen driving a blue 4-door vehicle, described as “boxy,” possibly a Scion or Nissan Cube-type vehicle with no front plate.
Police said the suspect wanted in the deadly robbery was in Westport on Wednesday for an appointment with the robbery victims.
Police are not talking about how this crime compares with other robberies, up and down the east coast. The investigation is described only as ongoing and around the clock.
If you have any information, call police the Westport Police Department Detective Bureau at 203-341-6080.
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