Murder Suspect Identified by Cold-Case Playing Cards Found Guilty

A New York man, who was arrested thanks to cold-case playing cards given to inmates, was found guilty to a 2008 murder in Norwich. 

Police arrested Jose Ramos, 29, in September 2012 after he was identified by cold-case playing cards given to inmates.

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

Ramos was 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.

Ramos could be sentenced to anywhere between 25 to 60 years in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for Apr. 29, 2016.



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