FBI seeking another suspect after five charged in 2013 armored car guard's death
UPDATE: The FBI is now seeking the public's help for information regarding Robert Brumfield III (aka Lil Rob). Anyone with information on Robert Brumfield III is asked to call the FBI New Orleans Field Office at 504-816-3000.
NEW ORLEANS- Five people face federal criminal charges in the shooting death of an armored car guard nearly four years ago during a robbery at a bank in New Orleans' Carrollton neighborhood.
Loomis armored car guard Hector Trochez was killed Dec. 13, 2013, while making a cash delivery. On Monday, Acting U.S. Attorney Duane Evans' office announced the unsealed indictments of five men in Trochez's death. A woman described as a girlfriend of one of the suspects is charged with obstruction of a grand jury proceeding.
The men face a possible death sentence if convicted. They are identified as 28-year-old Lilbear George; 31-year-old Jeremy Esteves; 25-year-old Curtis Johnson Jr.; 30-year-old Chukwudi Ofomata; and 24-year-old Robert Brumfield - all of New Orleans. Records indicate all but Brumfield are in custody and awaiting hearings.
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