Meeting held after sisters murdered in Boynton Beach

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Police continue following up tips on Saturday's unsolved murder of two sisters in Boynton Beach.

Janice Rahming and Daphne Clemons were shot to death in their home on Northeast 2nd Court.

Thursday night the community came together to talk with police and voice their concerns.

"I'm frightened sitting in front of my house. I'm frightened walking down the street. It's a lot of fear going on," said Dr. Martha Meeks-Light.

The meeting was called by the Boynton Beach Mayor Woodrow Hay in an attempt to halt rumors surrounding the shooting. His message? This was not a random attack.

"Having fear to go to the store, to go to programs, to even step out your door at night because you fear you're going to get shot. We need to nip this in the bud," the mayor said.

Boynton Beach Police Chief Matthew Immler was in the spotlight, listening to comments and taking questions.
One suggested to a reporter that the police were over-the-top in their increased patrols of the area near the shooting scene.

The chief defended the added presence, saying it can prevent new violence. "You have to know that we're concerned. We're concerned that if one event happens, there may be people who take matters into their own hands."

Anyone with information regarding the crime is urged to contact police.  Call Detective Chris Crawford at 561-742-6139 or 1st Sgt. Paul Sheridan at 561-742-6133 or Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS.  Anonymous crime tips can be submitted to the Boynton Beach Police Department through their website at or through Facebook at

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