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Case # 27666-W
Homicide of Benoit Lessard, W/M/69
Occurred: Sunday, January 17, 1999, at 5:15 a.m., at 52 N.E. 204 Street (Romont Gardens Apartment)
Narrative: At the above time, date, and location, Mr. Lessard picked up his daughter at the Ft. Lauderdale / Hollywood Airport and was parking his van in his Condominium parking lot. As Mr. Lessard, his wife, and daughter exited their vehicle they were confronted by a black male who was armed with a revolver.
During the course of the robbery Mr. Lessard was shot. He was transported to the hospital where he expired from his injuries. The suspect is described as a black male, 22-23 years of age, 5' 7" – 5' 10" in height, thin build, no facial hair, short cut hair, wearing a white T-shirt and dark pants.
Anyone with information concerning this crime is requested to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477, or send an email to Homicide Bureau.