Homicide: Mark Nimz

Posted On Thursday November 26, 1992
Homicide victim: Mark Nimz
Homicide victim: Mark Nimz

On Wednesday, November 26  1992 at approximately 1:55 a.m., a lone male gunman entered the rear door of a restaurant/bar known as the 'Naked Turtle', 645 Plains Road East in the City of Burlington. The suspect demanded money and while the robbery was in progress, a patron of the establishment, Mark Nimz, 35 years of age, interceded and was shot by the suspect.

The suspect is described as male, black, 24 to 30 years of age  5 6' tall, pudgy face, nose is flat and wide. No facial hair observed.

The suspect was wearing a 3/4 length dark blue ski-type coat, draw strings at the waist. Grey flaps on pockets and a grey flap on the zipper which runs the entire length of the coat. A hood attached is the same colour as the coat. The collar was pulled up to cover most of the face  hood pulled down to cover the head and upper portion of the face. Model of the coat is believed to be 'Major Damage'. Black loose-fitting workout/track pants, black high-top running shoes.

If you have any information on this case, please contact the HRPS or Crime Stoppers.