Cops search for suspect in Sunset Park sex shop murder

SUNSET PARK - Police are still searching for a suspect in the robbery and fatal beating of a sex shop clerk in Sunset Park over the weekend. Police say the crime occurred Saturday night at Video Xcitement, and have since released surveillance video showing the man believed to be responsible. They describe him as a 5'9" Hispanic male between the ages of 25 and 35. Investigators say the suspect beat 54-year-old Nimala Randunu, who was working the overnight shift. They say he stole several DVDs and tried to steal money from the register. Other sex shop owners in the area say they hope it is an isolated incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.Police: Man found dead inside sex shop

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