Sketch of Suspect in Shooting of Father of Five Released by Miami-Dade Police

Police still looking for suspects in June slaying

Miami-Dade police are hoping a new sketch can help them catch a man they say shot and killed a father of five outside his home in June.

Edilbert Noel, 52, was was placing a tag on a car in front of his home in the 900 block of Northwest 147th Street when he was shot the afternoon of June 30, police said.

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Noel, who had just gotten home from church services when the shooting happened, was taken to Ryder Trauma Center where he later died. Police said robbery may have been a motive for the shooting.

On Tuesday, police released a sketch of one of the two suspects in the shooting. Police say both are still at large. The motive is unclear.

"We want justice, because he make us suffer, the whole family been suffering,” said his widow, Luce Noel.

She added that they’re still in pain, “and we'll never forget him. If they can catch him right now, (it) will be helpful for me too."

It's been a difficult month and a half for the Noel family and the North Miami Church of Nazarene, where Edilbert Noel loved to praise God, and play the guitar during services.

"He was the head of the family. Everybody is sad,” his widow said.

Anyone who can identify or help police find the suspects is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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