Seattle police search for car in connection to Lyft driver’s murder

Mar 27, 2023, 9:13 AM | Updated: 9:41 am


Seattle Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a car that they believe is connected to the killing of a Lyft driver in Belltown. (Photo from the Seattle Police Department)

(Photo from the Seattle Police Department)

Seattle Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a car that they believe is connected to the killing of a Lyft driver in Belltown.

The driver, 48-year-old Mohamed Kediye, worked out of Sea-Tac Airport. He was shot and killed on Sept. 11 around 8:30 p.m. at 7th Avenue and Lenora Street near the Amazon spheres. Kediye had pulled up to a stoplight.

Detectives investigating fatal weekend shooting in Belltown

Kediye was fatally shot after picking someone up and driving into Seattle. His body was discovered by officers inside his vehicle. Police and first responders tried to save him, but he died at the scene.

After his murder, there was an outpouring of public sympathy, and a memorial was held in Kediye’s honor.

Detectives believe the car pictured above might have some relation to the homicide case and are asking that if you have any information about the car to contact the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at 206-233-5000.

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Seattle police search for car in connection to Lyft driver’s murder