The Murder of Jam Master Jay Is Still Unsolved 10 Years Later

Oct 23, 2012 - 0 Comments

Oct. 23, 2012 Complex Music

Joseph (Run) Simmons and Darryl (DMC) McDaniels kicked off a tour last month—their first without the turntablist of the group Jason (Jam Master Jay) Mizell, the victim of an unsolved murder surrounded by mystery.

The hip-hop group, known for classics like “It’s Tricky” and their Aerosmith collaboration “Walk This Way,” has been on the road without Jam Master Jay. The New York Police Department has expressed its frustrations for the October 30, 2002 murder that remains unsolved 10 years later without any leads.

Vincent Santangelo, who is a 22-year vet and the case’s head detective, tells the Daily News that his team had trouble getting a solid lead. “Nobody would or nobody could tell us the who or what. We’re still looking for that person,” Santangelo said. Read More

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