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Homicide reported to HCSO 4103 Shady Oaks Drive


jose angel lopez hernandez

The homicide victim found earlier this morning at 4103 Shady Oaks Drive has been identified as Jeimy Barquero h/f age 34. The victim was found by the homeowner, Alfredo Garcia who then notified the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have actively worked the crime scene and developed information, identifying Jose Angel Lopez Hernandez h/m age 23 AKA Rene A. Hernandez as a suspect in this homicide. A warrant was obtained by Investigators charging Jose Angel Lopez Hernandez with 1st Degree Murder.

Information has been received that this subject has fled the area and is attempting to reach Mexico. Detectives are requesting for anyone with knowledge on the whereabouts of Jose Angel Lopez Hernandez AKA Rene A. Hernandez to contact the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 423-209-8940 or the Sheriff’s Office dispatcher at 423-622-0022.

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