Eric Adams charged in killing of Mahmuud Abdur-Rahman at Red Roof Inn

Suspect is on the loose
Man's body found at Symmes Township hotel
Posted at 5:17 AM, Jan 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-19 12:29:40-05

SYMMES TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A suspect has been charged but remains on the loose following Monday's killing at the Red Roof Inn parking lot.

The sheriff's office says Eric Adams, 22, of Cincinnati, has been charged with aggravated murder in the shooting of Mahmuud Abdur-Rahman, 24, of Cincinnati.

The killing was drug-related, according to the sheriff's office.

Mahmuud Abdur-Rahman

A hotel guest reported finding a man "passed out" in the parking lot on Governors Hill Drive at 9:32 p.m. Monday. The Loveland-Symmes Fire Department responded and took Abdur-Rahman to Bethesda North, where he was pronounced dead.

Adams is 5-feet, 6-inches and 180 pounds and has been known to frequent Avondale, Westwood and Price Hill, according to the sheriff's office.

Authorities ask anyone with information on this incident to call the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigative Section at 513-851-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.