Detectives seek help solving 2012 homicide


Toledo police are hoping someone can help them solve a homicide that occurred on the final day of 2012 on Berdan Avenue near Willys Parkway.

A little after 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, police arrived at a home in the 1200 block of Berdan and found a woman trying to help her boyfriend, who was unresponsive on the basement floor.

The victim, Brian Minley, Jr., 24, was shot at least once, police said. He was taken to Toledo Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers program.