Barefield, dress in a football jersey, is smiling in the photo. The words “YOU SEE IT” is on the front of the shirt.
Dia Arnold, Barfield’s sister, said the poster was made by a friend from a photo of Barefield on his way to a football game.
“He was a big Pittsburgh Steelers fan,” she said.
Arnold said she is hopeful the poster draws attention to her brother’s homicide.
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“We need the community to come forward because his killers are still free,” she said.
In addition to murder and complicity to murder charges, the suspects also faced gang charges in connection to the Barefield homicide. In recent weeks, a federal investigation has resulted in the indictments of several people as part of a “drug ring” who Middletown police say have ties three unsolved homicides, including Barefield’s.