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Michael West

Case # 197533-P
Homicide of Michael West, W/M/17, and the attempted murder and sexual battery of a W/F/16, companion.

Occurred: The incident occurred between 1:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m., on December 24, 1971, whereupon the victims were abducted at gunpoint from the Cutler Ridge Mall and transported to the area of S.W. 107 Avenue and S.W. 225 Street, Miami-Dade County, where the murder and attempted murder and sexual battery occurred.

Narrative: The victim and his female companion were walking in and around the Cutler Ridge Mall area when they were approached by three black males who forced the victim and his companion inside their vehicle. The subjects transported the victims to the area of S.W. 107 Avenue and S.W. 225 Street where the female was sexually assaulted by the three black male subjects. After the assault both victims were shot in the head. The female victim survived her wounds and alerted authorities.

Anyone with information concerning this crime is requested to call Crime Stoppers at
305-471-8477, or send an email to Homicide Bureau.

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