Kevin James Gitmed Milpitas Murder Suspect Found Dead in Merced County
Milpitas Police Department Press Release
Press Release: HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UPDATE
DATE: October 10, 2020
LOCATION: 30 Block of Ranch Drive
CASE #: 20-284-195
SUSPECT: Kevin James Gitmed, 35-year old male, Gilroy resident
VICTIM: Causandra Inocencio, 40-yeard old female, San Jose resident
On October 10, 2020 at 10:16 P.M., officers responded to the 30 block of Ranch Drive on the report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found that Causandra Inocencio was injured from a gunshot wound. Officers provided aid to Causandra prior to paramedics arriving on scene. Paramedics transported Causandra to a local hospital but despite the efforts of first responders and medical staff, she succumbed to her injuries. Milpitas Police Detectives identified Kevin James Gitmed as the suspect in this homicide.
During the evening hours of October 14, 2020, Milpitas Police Department Detectives located Gitmed at a hotel in Merced County. With the assistance of the Merced County Sheriff’s Office and United States Marshals Service, detectives served a search and arrest warrant at the hotel. Merced County Sheriff’s Office Deputies made announcements requesting Gitmed exit the room and surrender however they received no response from Gitmed. Deputies later entered the room after their repeated attempts to contact Gitmed went unanswered. Upon entering the room, Gitmed was found deceased. Gitmed’s death is currently being investigated by the Merced County Sheriff’s Office.
The Milpitas Police Department would like to thank the Gilroy Police Department, Merced County Sheriff’s Office, and United States Marshals Service for their assistance in this investigation.
Anyone with information and/or additional information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Additionally, the information can be given anonymously by calling the Crime Tip Hotline at (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department Website at: http://www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/crimetip
NOTICE: All persons depicted are presumed to be innocent unless proven to be guilty in a court of law. The fugitive.com and fugitivewatch.com notations appearing on this are TRADEMARKS and NOT an expression of fact or opinion.
AVISO: Todas las personas representadas son presumidas de ser inocente a menos que resultara culpable en un tribunal de justicia. Fugitive.com y fugitivewatch.com anotaciones que aparecen en este sitio son MARCAS REGISTRADAS y NO una expresión de hecho o de opinión.
COMMENT ADVISEMENT: We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.
AVISO DE COMENTARIO: Damos la bienvenida a tus pensamientos, pero por el bien de todos los lectores, por favor abstenerse de la utilización de obscenidades, ataques personales o insultos racistas. Todos los comentarios están sujetos a nuestros términos y condiciones del servicio, y podrá ser retirado. Reincidentes pueden perder privilegios comentar.
Fugitive Watch was founded in 1992 by two San Jose police officers, Steve Ferdin and Scott Castruita. Fugitive Watch is a reality-based television show, newspaper and website, fugitive.com. We can also be found on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. The mission of Fugitive Watch is to make Your community safer by helping law enforcement fight crime. Fugitive Watch brings the community, local business, and law enforcement together to solve crimes, apprehend wanted fugitives and provide education and crime prevention information to the community.
Business and private sponsorship help Fugitive Watch empower the community to strike back at crime from the safety of their living rooms. Fugitive Watch has been credited by law enforcement with over several 1000 crimes solved or fugitives apprehended. Fugitive Watch also helps improve the safety of police officers by locating fugitives for law enforcement so they can more safely arrest them rather than unexpectedly running across them through extremely dangerous routine “chance encounters”. As law enforcement officers know all too well, These “chance encounters” have resulted in countless officer injuries and deaths.