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Convicted Robber Indicted for June's Murder of a Man Outside the McDonald's on Hickory Hollow Lane

11/4/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

South Precinct detectives have identified convicted robber Ladarrius Wimberly, 23, as the suspect in the June fatal shooting of a man outside the McDonald’s restaurant at 5301 Hickory Hollow Lane.

Yaki Sayles, 26, was shot at 4:30 a.m. on June 19 and died later that day. A witness reported seeing two men, one of them Sayles, engaged in a conversation outside their vehicles in the parking lot. The witness then heard a gunshot and saw Sayles on the pavement. A late model blue four-door sedan fled the scene.

The investigation, led by Detective Phil Klarer, shows that Wimberly and Sayles were acquaintances who had planned their meeting, the subject of which remains under investigation.

Wimberly is jailed without bond on a grand jury indictment charging him with first-degree murder. At the time of the indictment, he was already in jail in relation to the August 12 armed robbery of two construction workers on Inga Street.

Wimberly was convicted on two counts of robbery in July 2018 and received a three-year sentence.

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Ladarrius Wimberly, 23