Man dies in home invasion
MIRAMAR, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police are investigating a deadly home invasion where a South Florida man was murdered in front of his wife and three kids.
"This is the act of cowards-- people who hide behind masks and take a father away from his sons," said Gentry Chambers, the victim's brother-in-law.
The incident occurred Tuesday, around 9 p.m., along 24th Street and Southwest 83rd Avenue. Wednesday morning, police were still on the scene. "The only thing I know is, my nephews lost a father, and I lost a brother," said Chambers.
Chambers said his brother-in-law, Raymond Adderly, was arriving at his home when he was attacked. "Apparently some cowards came and took his life unnecessarily," he said. "He was coming home from a Christmas party for his kids, and it's hazy at that point."
"We do know there are multiple suspects," said Tania Rues of Miramar Police. "They approached the homeowner, as he was approaching the residence."
Miramar Police said the people who committed the crime fled and are still on the run. Now detectives are interviewing Adderly's family who witnessed the crime. "We're in shock. It's awful. It's awful my nephews and sister have to go through this during the holidays," said Chambers.
One friend said she is still in shock about losing her neighbor and friend. "It hurts, but I still don't believe it," she said.
The unidentified friend said Adderly was a family man but also noted that he had a connection to famous rapper Rick Ross. "[They were] like best friends," she said.
Even neighbors who did not know Adderly, knew he had a music industry connection based on what they saw parked outside his home. "These Miami cars that have Flo Rida on them, cars with Rick Ross pictures-- party cars like you would see on South Beach," said neighbor Tiffany Douglas.
He have had a famous friend, but relatives will remember Adderly most as a loving father and husband. Adderly leaves behind three children who are 3, 5 and 7 years old.
If you have any information on this deadly home invasion, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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