Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Relative of fallen cop murdered

Heartache has once again visited the family of Officer Isabel Nazario, who was killed in a car crash Sept. 5.

Relative of fallen cop murdered


Heartache has once again visited the family of Officer Isabel Nazario, who was killed in a car crash Sept. 5.

Police said Nazario's sister, Officer Maritza Mohamad, received another round of grim news Sunday when she learned her father-in-law had been murdered in Juniata Park.

Jamal Mohamad Ahmad, 66, was found shot in the back at about 10:30 p.m. behind his house on O Street near Bristol, police said. He was pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital shortly before 11 p.m. Homicide detectives had no motives in the case.

"It's tragic that their family has to go through another loss," said police spokesman Lt. Frank Vanore. "Our thoughts are with them."

Mohamad is a 15-year veteran of the police force, most recently detailed to the 39th District, 22nd Street and Hunting Park Avenue. She could not be reached for comment.

Nazario, an 18-year veteran, was riding in the passenger seat of a police cruiser that T-boned by a stolen Cadillac Escalade in Mantua on Sept. 5. She died from her injuries. The Cadillac was driver by 16-year-old Andre Butler, who has since been charged with Nazario's murder.

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