Frederick James Osborne II, 2/22/2008

November 5, 2008 

Name: Frederick James Osborne II

Synopsis: Police said Osborne, 35, of Denair and James Arthur Watkins II, 36, of Turlock were involved in a home invasion robbery in the 300 block of South Broadway on Feb. 22 to steal drugs. During the robbery, both were shot and killed. The residents were unable or unwilling to identify the shooters.

Motivation: Drug-related

Suspect: Unknown

Authorities ask anyone with information about this homicide to call Detective Brandon Bertram 668-5550, ext. 6623, or Crime Stoppers at 521-4636. Tipsters can e-mail tips on the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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