Providence Police Department seek public help finding murder suspect

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Providence Police are seeing assistance on the whereabouts of a suspect responsible for the murder of 50-year old Bernadette Ortiz, on Wednesday night at 11:10 p.m.

The suspect is 35-year old Derek Sheppard, who is believed to be operating a 2019 Grey Nissan Sentra. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to contact Providence Police Detective Sergeant Tim McGann at (401) 641-1136, or Detective Teddy Michael at (401) 265-4144, as well as Detective Kevin Costa at (401) 692-1517.

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