Detectives Make Arrests in First Bronx Murders of New Year

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

Homicide detectives have made arrests in the first two Bronx homicides of 2020, authorities said.

Ryan Chambers, 34, is charged with murder in the Jan. 1 killing of Rahkeem Jennings, who was found dead with bullet wounds to his head and neck inside his apartment at the Bronx River Houses on East 174th Street and Stratford Avenue about 10:30 a.m.

Chambers’ attorney could not immediately be reached for comment.

The NYPD also announced the arrest of Daron Goodman in the killing of Jason Parris, 36, in Wakefield Saturday. Goodman’s lawyer could not immediately be reached for comment.

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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.