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For Immediate Release:
September 02, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Jennifer Capote

Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD140819303510
Date & Time of Occurrence: 08/19/2014 at approx. 9:53 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 6340 NW 23 Avenue
  Miami, FL
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Jamie, Knowles, (B/M)
Subject's DOB: 02/21/1983
Subject's Age: 31
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Peter, French, (B/M)
Deceased's DOB: 02/24/1966
Deceased's Age: 48
Deceased's Address: 6340 NW 23 Avenue
  Miami, FL

A MDPD Homicide investigation leads to a 40 year sentencing

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at approximately 9:53 p.m., the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), Northside District, responded to the above residence reference a male shot. Once officers arrived they discovered Peter French suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue transported the victim to Jackson Memorial Hospital Ryder Trauma Center, where he later died as a result of his injuries.


After an investigation the MDPD Homicide Bureau arrested Jamie Knowles on September 17, 2014, in connection with the murder of Peter French.


On August 31, 2016, after being found guilty by a jury on Second-Degree Murder, Jamie Knowles was sentenced to a forty year prison term for the murder of Peter French.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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