The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the two (2) male individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs, who are wanted in connection to a double homicide, which occurred within the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
Jahmel Sanders & Steven Santiago
The suspects are described as adult males, Black, 30 and 34 years of age, approximately 5’07” and 6’01” in height, weighing 150 lbs. and 220 lbs. respectively.
On Monday, May 16, 2022, at approximately 0419 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a vehicle on fire on Shore Road in the vicinity of Pelham Split Rock Course, located within the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival police observed a sedan on the side of the road engulfed in flames.
FDNY personnel already on scene extinguished the fire and discovered two (2) unidentified bodies inside of the vehicle.
Both aideds were pronounced deceased on the scene by EMS.
On Monday, May 23, 2022, the above-listed incident has been deemed a double homicide.
In addition to extensive burns on their respective bodies, each of the victims sustained gunshot wounds to their heads and bodies.
Both victims, a male, and a female, are 22 years of age.
Following proper family notification, the victims have been identified as indicated.
Manhattan, NY 10009
Manhattan, NY 10002
Surveillance photographs of the suspects are attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.