Thursday, July 30, 2015

U.S. Marshals Seek Public's Help in Capturing Atlanta, GA Homicide Suspect

Believed to be in the Kansas City Metro Area

 Kansas City, MO – Donnel Ramonte Rawls is wanted by the U.S. Marshals for homicide and feticide (causing the death of a fetus) that occurred February 16, 2015 in Atlanta, GA.

Donnel Ramonte RawlsRawls is suspected in bludgeoning his girlfriend to death when she was 6 months pregnant, killing her and her unborn child in was described by Georgia investigators as the most gruesome murder scene they have ever seen. Over the past 5 months, Rawls has fled across multiple states in order to elude law enforcement throughout Georgia, Florida, Texas and Missouri. Rawls is now believed to be in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. He has extensive family and associates in the Kansas City area, some of whom are believed to be actively assisting him elude law enforcement.

Rawls has an extensive criminal history which includes convictions for: kidnapping, rape, robbery, assault/battery, burglary/larceny, forgery/fraud, and providing false identification.

Rawls is 40 years old, approximately 5’10”, 175lbs, and dresses respectfully. He has a tattoo on his left shoulder of a baseball with two crossed bats. Rawls is to be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached by anyone but law enforcement. Rawls may be known to others by a different name.

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads directly to his arrest if you contact the Marshals Service directly. Please call Deputy United States Marshal Brandon Redetzke in Kansas City, MO with any information at 816-918-5021. As always, tipsters can also remain anonymous by contacting the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS HOTLINE at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477).

The U.S. Marshals Kansas City Fugitive Task Force is based in Kansas City, Mo. and includes members of the U.S. Marshals Service, Kansas City Missouri Police Department, Independence Missouri Police Department and other federal law enforcement agencies. The task force objectives are to seek out and arrest fugitives charged with violent crimes, drug offenses, sex offenders and other felonies. Nationally the United States Marshals Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law enforcement in 94 district offices, 85 local fugitive task forces, 7 regional task forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign countries.

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