Subway employee's murderer seen in photo


Robber/murderer as he enters the store.

A photo has just been released of the man who killed Subway employee, 54-year-old Lyn Ward in the restaurant on the 1100 block of north Western Ave. on Feb. 9 at just before 8:48 p.m.

Described as  a 30 to 40-year-old black male with a medium complexion and build, between 5 feet 7 to 9-inches tall, the offender is seen in the photo wearing light-colored jeans, a dark-colored ski hat, white gym shoes with black trim, and a three-quarter -length tan colored jacket with a fur trimmed hood. He is considered armed and dangerous.

The suspect walked into the restaurant and announced a robbery. Ward attempted to run out a backdoor when the robber shot  her in the neck with a chrome-colored, short barreled revolver. Ordering another employee to open the register and remove some cash, The robber/shooter fled south on Western Ave.

Ward was pronounced dead at Cook County's John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital on Friday morning.

If you have any information about this case or recognize the man in the photo, please call Area Four Detective's at 312.746.8252



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