Brookhaven, GA, June 10, 2017 – The Post Reports – Brookhaven Police Department reports their Detectives have identified Edward Tavarez, a 24-year-old, 5’9” Norcross resident as the suspected murderer of 26-year-old Travis Ridley who was killed last week at the Avana Uptown Apartments on Clairmont Rd.
Warrants have been obtained against Tavarez for Felony Murder and Armed Robbery.
On Thursday, June 1st at approximately 5:45 PM, Officers responded to the Avana Uptown apartment complex in reference to a person shot call. According to BPD Major Brandon Gurley, when officers arrived they found Ridley on the ground and began life saving measures while they waited for an ambulance to arrive. Ridley was transported to Grady Hospital, however was pronounced dead on arrival. He suffered from more than one gun shot wound.
Brookhaven Police Detectives are asking for the public’s help on the whereabouts of Edward Tavarez and the vehicle that was seen leaving the scene of the incident. The vehicle is described as a white in color 2012 Mercedez E350 bearing Georgia tag REE3348. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Brookhaven Police Department, or they may submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers Atlanta online (http://www.crimestoppersatlanta.org/) or by phone; 404-577-TIPS (8477).