Rameek Simmons, 23, Arrested For The Murder Of Robert Forrest, 46

Published on December 28, 2020, 11:12 am
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On Monday, December 14, 2020, at approximately 2145 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious person inside of 3982 Carpenter Avenue, 1st Floor, within the confines of the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police discovered an unconscious and unresponsive, 46-year-old male, laying on the floor with a gunshot wound to the head.

EMS pronounced the male deceased at the scene.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.



Robert Forrest
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10466

Following an ongoing investigation, the following 23-year-old male individual has been charged in regard to the above-mentioned incident.


Rameek Simmons
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10016


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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