Unsolved Case #7
Reference Number 99-7
Robert Jude Nanni
Murdered December 11, 1988
Robert Jude Nanni was murdered in Vero Beach, Florida at Leon Avenue and Royal Palm Place at 1:00 in the morning. He was coming home when he stopped at a stop sign on Leon Avenue. Another car was in back on the left side. One occupant of this car got out and spoke to Robert. He got back in his car, put the car in drive, and then a shot went through the back window of Robert's car on the driver's side.
The gun that was used was a 30/30 and Robert was struck in the head. His foot came off the pedal and the car rolled onto Royal Palm Place, resting on a palm tree. Several shots were fired at the car.
Robert had on a Western Shirt and Brown shorts with moccasins.
It is known that there was a car with a family from out of town who, once they heard the shots, pulled into a driveway and hid. It is known that a school superintendent saw the car pull into his driveway, and then leave. It is known there was a party on the street.
If you have any information that may help solve this case, you can contact Chief Gabbard, Lt. Ray Barker, or Sgt. Kevin Martin of the Vero Beach Police Department at (772) 978-4600.
You can also contact the National Organization of Parents Of Murdered Children, Inc. at 1-888-818-7662 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the reference number in any and all correspondence.
The National Organization of Parents Of Murdered Children, Inc.
4960 Ridge Avenue, Suite # 2
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209