BOISE, Idaho — Crime Stoppers have identified Omar Hamadi as a suspect in the case of Benjamin Reed's fatal burns that occurred on May 16.
Police say Reed, a 38-year-old man with stage 4 Huntington's Disease, suffered burns on 30% of his body after a caregiver placed him in a bathtub, turned on the faucet and left the room.
Reed was taken to a burn unit in Salt Lake City where he died 11 days later in the hospital.
Omar Hamadi is wanted on a felony warrant for one count of exploitation or neglect of a vulnerable adult resulting in bodily harm. Hamadi's bond is set for $10,000.
Any information about Omar Hamadi can be anonymously sent to Crime Stoppers in one of three ways:
- Leave a web tip at 343COPS.com
- Download the P3 app
- Call 208-343-2677
A tip that leads to a felony arrest can earn up to a $1000 reward, according to Crime Stoppers.