Unsolved Homicide - 2015

Unsolved Homicide - 2015

Victim Steven Speakman

Tacoma Police detectives need your help to identify the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of Steven Speakman.

At 6:15 a.m. on Tuesday November 3rd, 2015, a passerby found the body of victim Steven Speakman on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of Martin Luther King Way in the Hilltop neighborhood in Tacoma.  The victim was deceased from gunshot wounds.  Witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area of the crime at approximately 5:55 a.m. that morning.

The victim Steven Speakman was 26 years old and lived less than two blocks from where the shooting occurred.  Speakman was intellectually disabled and functioned at the level of a 10-year-old.  His was well known in the neighborhood and often walked around to the nearby stores and restaurants.

Detectives are looking for any information on suspicious persons, vehicles, or activity in the neighborhood around the time of the shooting.  Detectives are also looking for information on any persons seen with the victim on the early morning of Tuesday November 3rd, 2015.


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