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SJPD Arrests Suspect for 12-11-18 Homicide in the 1000 Block of Chestnut Street
Filed under Press Release, on 12/12/2018 3:00:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 18-345-0866
LOCATION: 1000 block of Chestnut Street, San Jose
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 41 Years (male)
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT: Terry Leelewis Hill AGE: 25 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
Suspect Terry Hill


San Jose, Calif. - On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at approximately 6:39 PM, San Jose police officers responded to a welfare check in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street in San Jose.  Arriving officers looked through a window of the residence and observed an adult male lying on the floor.  Officers entered the residence and found the victim suffering from at least one stab wound.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

While officers were conducting their investigation, the person responsible for the murder of the victim, suspect Terry Leelewis Hill, returned to the scene and was taken into custody.  On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, the suspect was booked into Santa Clara County Jail for murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Bert Milliken or Detective John Figone of the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.


BY: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Joseph #3148
DATE: 12/12/18 TIME: 2:30 PM DATE: 12/12/18 TIME: 2:30 PM


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