PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office is providing new details about a number of fugitives they say are wanted in connection with recent homicides in Northeast Philadelphia.
During a press conference Monday morning, officials identified eight suspects in six different incidents dating back to September of 2022.Authorities are asking anyone with information about any of the suspects or cases to contact them.
Justin Akines, Taj Lennon, Kevin Yip, Kyzir Reeves, Kelvin Ortiz Santos, Quasim Pointer, Nicholas Santiago, Rasheem Trusty (Left to Right) "While the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and our law enforcement partners continue to seek justice for the victims and communities impacted by these violent acts, we cannot stress enough the important role that the public plays in this process," said District Attorney Larry Krasner. "If you or someone you know has any information that can help bring these fugitives to justice, contact law enforcement immediately."34-year-old Justin Akines is wanted by law enforcement for the death of an infant that occurred on the 8200 block of Frankford Avenue on the morning of Sept.
4, 2022. Akinies is accused of fatally beating his partner’s 4-month old child in an apartment on the block. Investigators say they do not have a motive for the incident.Investigators are also continuing to search for three suspects in connection with a quadruple shooting that left three teens dead back on April 28.