Police Seek Man in Connection With Killing at Jefferson Station
Police say the suspect stabbed and killed a man believed to be homeless on a Jefferson Station platform last week, and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Philadelphia police say 23-year-old Zair Bennet-Warwick stabbed and killed a man believed to be homeless on a Jefferson Station platform last week, and the department is asking for the public’s assistance in bringing him in.
The August 9th stabbing — a “very violent struggle,” as police described it — was caught on surveillance cameras as it unfolded on platform 1B around 3 a.m. The victim was taken to Jefferson Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The suspect fled, leaving a trail of blood in his wake.
Wanted: Suspect Zair Bennet-Warwick for Homicide in the 6th District https://t.co/wsW9zND3vS pic.twitter.com/tqeZZsC7VW
— Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) August 17, 2018
Bennet-Warwick is said to frequent around transit platforms in the Center City area. He’s described as 6’3″ and around 200 pounds, last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans, and red sneakers.
Police consider him armed and dangerous.
If you have information on the suspect, contact the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334.