“Our Newman police family is devastated by the lost of Ronil,” Newman police Chief Randy Richardson said Wednesday in a statement. “If anyone has any information regarding the identity of the suspect, please contact law enforcement immediately so we can get this cop-killer off the streets.”
Singh, a native of Fiji, joined the Newman Police Department in July 2011. He previously served as a deputy with the Merced County Sheriff's Department and as a member of the Turlock Police Department, The Sacramento Bee reported.
Authorities continue to investigate.