Grand Jury returns a True Bill on 2008 Homicide case.

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Grand Jury returns a True Bill on 2008 Homicide case.

On September 27, 2008, shortly before 5:00 am, deputies responded to a home invasion in the 900 block of Small Drive, Lake Worth. Upon arrival deputies located an adult male deceased from gunshot wound(s).  A second victim was sexually assaulted by one of the suspects.

May 2021, new DNA technology was utilized in this case in which a CODIS profile was obtained.  This CODIS profile resulted in a match to the suspect, Luis Ruiz Gonzalez, DOB: 4/12/1974.  Further investigation led to a direct source DNA sample which was compared to the profile and led to a match.

On November 18, 2021, the case was presented to the Grand Jury and a True Bill was returned.  Luis Ruiz Gonzalez was located by PBSO, today, November 19, 2021. He was transported to the PBC Jail and booked on the following charges; First Degree Murder, Home Invasion Robbery and Lewd & Lascivious Battery.

 

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