Unsolved Homicide - 2007

Unsolved Homicide - 2007

Victim Melvin Whitaker

Lakewood Police detectives need your help in solving the murder of 39-year old Melvin Whitaker.

On Saturday April 28th, 2007, at approximately 7:15 pm, victim Melvin Whitaker was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Evergreen Ridge Apartments, located in the 12600 block of Lincoln Ave. SW in the City of Lakewood. 

Detectives need your help identifying a person of interest in the case.  He is described as a black male in his late 30’s or early 40’s, 5’9” tall, medium build, with a beard and glasses.  He is associated with a vehicle that is described as a late 1990’s Ford Taurus, silver or gray in color, with possibly a broken rear window.

Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.
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