12-31-2014...Arrest Warrant Issued In Homicide Case
On December 14, 2014, De’Asia Sims, age 20 of Middletown, was discovered deceased at 6800 River Road, Fairfield, Ohio by Hamilton County Park Rangers. The immediate site is off Lick Road to the rear of the Bolton Water Plant. An arrest warrant has been issued for Juwan Hawkins, age 19, for the murder of De’Asia Sims. Juwan Hawkins and De’Asia Sims had been involved in a personal relationship. Juwan Hawkins is currently in the Hamilton County Justice Center on charges not related to this case, and he will be arrested and arraigned on the murder warrant when he is released from the Hamilton County charges.
Detectives from the Fairfield Police Department, Southwestern Ohio Violent Crimes Task Force, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Cincinnati Police Department, Lockland Police Department and Woodlawn Police Department, have worked tirelessly to arrive at this point. The investigation was significantly enhanced through the cooperation of the Middletown, Colerain Township, and Forest Park Police Departments, as well as the Hamilton County Park Rangers.
The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is available at this time.