Police Offer $2,500 Reward in Napa Teen's Unsolved Death

The investigation "has come to a standstill" in the October, 2011 death of a 17-year-old soccer player from Vintage High School found bleeding in the street with no skateboard or bike nearby, according to Napa police. Reported by Bay City News Service.


A $2,500 reward is being offered for information about the death of a Napa teen last October, a police sergeant said Wednesday.

Ramon Ramirez, 17, was found bleeding from the head in the middle of Pear Tree Lane near Villa Lane around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 2011, police said.

Ramirez was taken to where he died after he was removed from life support, Sgt. Paul Paniagua said.

Police believed Ramirez was the victim of a hit-and-run because there was no indication he was riding a bicycle or skateboard at the time, Paniagua said.

"The investigation into exactly what happened has come to a standstill as no eyewitnesses or responsible person has come forth," Paniagua said.

It's unknown how Ramirez suffered his injuries and a cause has not been determined, Paniagua said.

is providing a $1,000 reward and the Ramon Ramirez Reward Fund is offering $1,500 to the first person who provides information that leads to the resolution of the case, Paniagua said.

Ramirez, a senior at , was on the school's soccer team.

By Bay City News Service.


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