One of Hip Hop’s unsolved mystery the murder of Jam Master Jay has been ruled a cold case by police.
Jam Master Jay was shot and killed on October 30, 2002, in his Queens, NY studio. Police say that two men were let into the building where his recording studio was. One of the men embraced the DJ when gunfire rang out from the studio. Shot at point blank, Jay was shot in the head and killed.
Four other people were reported to be in the studio during the incident but have not come forward with any information about it. Of them one was named a suspect, however, charges were never brought against him.
After 15 years with no leads or breaks in the investigation, the New York Police Department has ruled it a cold case.
“We know it’s any anniversary but we don’t like to talk about it much anymore,” said Jam Master Jay’s older sister, Bonita Jones in an interview with XXLMag. The family has taken the loss of his life and unresolved murder very hard.
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