Authorities in Michigan charge suspect in connection to 2013 cold-case carjacking, murder


Nov. 18 2021, Published 7:45 p.m. ET

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Police arrested and charged a man with a nearly eight-year-old cold-case carjacking and murder in Michigan.

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On the evening of Dec. 6, 2013, the 27-year-old suspect, Ramone Conneilies, approached Altin Avdyli, 31, as he left Royal Grill, the Harper Woods restaurant he owned, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said, according to

Conneilies allegedly fatally shot Avdyli while stealing his 2010 Chevrolet Camaro and then drove away in the vehicle.

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The suspect was charged with first-degree felony murder, carjacking and firearms offenses and is expected to be arraigned on Nov. 19.

“This cold case homicide has been closed due to the diligent investigation by the Harper Woods Police Department, which has resulted in the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office charging [the man],” Worthy said.

Investigators did not say what led them to to die the suspect to the case years later.


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