Ismail Jama, a Roseville, Minn. man who was violently attacked near the Autumn Grove Park tennis courts, has died. Jama, 28, was assaulted sometime after 5 p.m. on Dec. 22, then left in a ditch for an estimated 36 hours.
What police know
Arrival at the park: Ismail Jama drove to Autumn Grove Park sometime on Monday, Dec. 22 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 10:50 p.m.
Attack: Evidence suggests Jama exited and locked his Sonata, then entered the park where he was assaulted near the tennis courts.
Discovery: At approximately 11:23 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24, a resident of the Autumn Grove Park neighborhood was in the park with his family when he found Jama lying in a drainage ditch and not moving. The resident immediately called police for help.
Victim's car: Investigators found Jama's 2013 Hyundai Sonata parked and unoccupied near the Autumn Grove Park entrance.
How you can help
Roseville police are following a few leads, but need help in determining who is responsible for assaulting Ismail Jama. If you have information about Jama's assault, please call Crime Stoppers of Minnesota at 1-800-222- 8477. You may remain anonymous and your tips could lead to a cash reward.