Suspect in Homicide

The Philadelphia Police Department has issued a composite sketch of a man wanted in the investigation of a homicide on May 7, 1998, in Center City.

The man is suspected of murdering Shannon Schieber, the 23-year-old Wharton doctoral student at her apartment on the 200 block of South 23rd Street. He is also suspected of raping two other women in 1997; one of the victims helped police prepare this sketch.

The description given by the PPD is as follows:

olive skinned male

approximately 25 years,

approximately 5'10",

thin build,

short dark hair.

If you have information, please contact the Homicide Division S.I.U. at (215) 686-3334 or 686-3335 or 686-3336.

(In reference to Homicide case M 98-106 DC 98/09/028296)

(Posted 2/24/99)

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