Billy Ray Ryder was shot to death in Tulsa on October 5, 2008. He was forty-one years old.

At the time of his death Billy lived at the Candy Arms Apartments in Tulsa. Just after noon on October 5th, two unidentified males tried to force their way into Billy’s apartment while demanding money from him. As he tried to keep them out of his home, the unidentified males shot Billy. He later died at the hospital.

The unidentified males were seen leaving in a newer model Nissan Maxima or Altima that was silver in color. The men themselves are described as being African American, wearing black hoodies and black jeans and were of medium build.

Billy was a beloved father, brother, and son. Justice has not been served and his murder remains unsolved.

If you have any information regarding the murder of Billy Ray Ryder, please contact the Tulsa Police Department at 918-596-9222.

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