Suspect in Cold-Case Murder Due in Court

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    Jose Ramos, left, is accused of shooting and killing Tynell Hardwick.

    A Brooklyn, New York man accused of committing murder in Norwich in 2008 is scheduled to appear in court in New London on Monday.

    Police arrested Jose Ramos, 29, in September thanks to the cold-case playing cards given to inmates.

    Ramos is accused of shooting and killing Tynell “Blue” Hardwick, 29, of Norwich, in a drive-by shooting in 2008.

    Hardwick was with friends at Rumors Cafe at 88 Boswell Avenue in Norwich on the night of Oct. 10, left around 11:45 p.m. with his friend and was shot, police said.

    Hardwick’s murder was listed on the ace of spades.

    Ramos was arrested in Queens, New York on Sept. 25 and waived extradition  to Connecticut.

    The state police web site has more on Connecticut cold cases that have resulted in arrests or convictions.

    These cold cases remain unsolved. 

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