CSAO: Waterbury Man Charged in Norwalk Cold Case Homicide

Waterbury Man Charged in Norwalk Cold Case Homicide

A Waterbury man was arrested and charged with Murder as a result of a cold case investigation into gang-related violence in Norwalk.

IBO BOONE, age 30, was arrested Tuesday and charged with Murder in the death of M {Ibo Boone is charged in the homicide of Michael Robinson, Jr.} ichael “Mizzy” Robinson, Jr., who was shot to death in the area of South Main Street and Grove Street in Norwalk on October 29, 2010.

According to the arrest warrant affidavit, Boone was 23 years old at the time of the homicide, which was related to street gang activity in Norwalk.

The charges are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

The arrest is the result of an intensive investigation by the Norwalk Police Department in conjunction with the Cold Case Unit in the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney and the Office of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk.

Robinson’s slaying was featured in the fourth edition of the cold case playing cards produced in conjunction with the Department of Correction and sold to inmates in the Connecticut corrections system. Information on Robinson’s death was described on the king of clubs card.

Boone, who most recently was living in Waterbury, is being held on $1 million bond and is scheduled to be arraigned in Norwalk Superior Court, G.A. No. 20, today.

“This arrest is an excellent example of what we can achieve through the collaboration of law enforcement agencies at all levels of government. I wish to thank the Norwalk detectives, the cold case unit and the State’s Attorney’s office for their work on the investigation,” said Richard J. Colangelo, Jr., State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk.

“While a case may be considered ‘cold,’ it is never closed. I wish to thank all who worked so diligently on this investigation and to reaffirm our commitment to work to bring some sense of closure to families who have lost loved ones,” said Norwalk Police Chief Thomas Kulhawik.

The case will be prosecuted by the Office of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk and the Cold Case Unit.



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