Pennsylvania cops identify Jose Pizarro as suspect in murder of former NFL player Antonio Dennard
Pennsylvania police are looking for a suspect they believe murdered former NFL player Antonio Dennard
Jose Daniel Pizarro, 24, is suspected of fatally shooting Dennard, 32, outside the Legends Bar and Restaurant in Reading, Penn on October 16, according to local media.
« Mr. Pizzaro has been charged with first degree murder, third degree murder, aggravated assault, related charges including non-possession of a firearm, » the county attorney said. from Berks, John Adams, via WFMZ-TV.
Pizarro is currently on parole for a previous robbery conviction and is not legally allowed to carry a firearm, Adams said according to the outlet.
Adams said they were able to identify Pizarro as a suspect due to a « latent handprint or fingerprint » on Dennard’s car outside the bar.
Pizarro and Dennard allegedly argued outside the bar on North Fifth Street in Muhlenberg Township, police said.
The Berks County native was later pronounced dead at a Pennsylvania hospital.
He spent time with the Giants, Jaguars and Packers during his NFL career, according to reports. The Giants waived Dennard in May 2013.