Aventura, FL Sunday, April 7, 2013 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Supporters will gather in the parking lot closest to the Biscayne Blvd. side of the Aventura Mall at 19501 Biscayne Blvd, 33180, joining Jim’s family, friends and the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers as they promote awareness and seek Justice for Jim. The Walk/Rally will take place on the sidewalk areas along Biscayne and the driveway entrance into the Aventura Mall. The purpose of the ‘Our Hearts for Jim’ Walk for Justice is to raise awareness of the 5 year anniversary of the murder of Jim Bowerman on April 11, 2008 in N. Miami, FL. Through media coverage, Jim’s family is hoping to remind the community that Jim’s murder remains unsolved; tips and information are needed. The family is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and filing of criminal charges for the person responsible for this homicide. Anonymous tips can be made directly to Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers: 305-471-TIPS (8477). Jim Bowerman was found dead on the floor near his front door inside his studio apartment located at NE 130th and NE 16th in N. Miami. He had been stabbed to death. It is believed that Jim was murdered on the morning of April 11, 2008, shortly after arriving home from a party he had attended near Barry College. The night before, Jim had worked the afternoon/evening shift as a waiter at the Chilis Restaurant in Aventura, FL. He was described by co-workers as a great guy with no enemies. He was a friend to all who met him. Police have found no motive for Jim’s murder and have no leads. Please help us bring Justice for Jim. Additional Information for SupportersSupporters should wear blue T-shirts, although there will be a limited number of “Our Hearts for Jim” T-shirts also available. Justice for Jim signs will be provided; supporters may also create their own signs. Anyone wishing to participate is welcome to join us.
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