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Reward of $20000 offered: Authorities hoping for tips in unsolved murder case – The Union

A reward of $20,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the recent shooting death of Veronique “Roni” Reaves in Baldwin County.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Detective Capt. Brad King announced the reward Friday afternoon during an interview with The Union-Recorder. The reward was offered anonymously by local businessmen.

King said he hoped the reward would produce some concrete leads to help BCSO catch the person responsible for the murder of Reaves, who was married and had two daughters.

“It’s still a very active investigation,” King said, noting that sheriff’s office detectives have received assistance from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and FBI Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. “At this point right now, we are still awaiting some information from the crime lab. We are also awaiting on a number of surveillance videos from businesses

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$5K reward offered in unsolved murder

By RON HARRIS

Daily Mountain Eagle

Gov. Kay Ivey’s office has authorized a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in an unsolved murder case dating back to March 2015.

The reward is offered for information about who may have brutally killed Eric Cates, whose body was found On March 21, 2015, inside his pickup truck behind the former Empire School.

Cates, 32, and his dog, Gypsy, were found inside Cates’ truck that had been burned. Because of the condition of Cates’ body, an official cause of death was never determined.

“It’s been a tough case,” said Walker County Sheriff Jim Underwood. “We have never received an actual cause of death, and that makes it a lot more complicated for us.”

Underwood said investigators have spent many hours working on the case and have interviewed between 50 and 60 people, but no information has come forward that has led to an

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$6,000 reward offered in 1982 Travis County cold case murder …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A $6,000 reward is now being offered in a cold case murder where a woman was found shot to death in a field in northeast Travis County in 1982.

Ruth Elizabeth Bettis was last seen the night of Nov. 24, 1982. She was a 19-year-old college student who worked part-time at Sugar’s, a well-known strip club on Highland Mall Boulevard in Austin.

Witnesses that night told authorities Bettis left the club after her shift and had gotten into a car with an unknown black man. The following day, on Nov. 25, Bettis’ body was found near Sprinkle Cutoff Road, just east of Dessau Road. Detectives learned she had been sexually assaulted as well.

Bettis’ vehicle, a light blue 1969 Volkswagen Type I “Beetle” was found a short distance away

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$6000 reward offered in 1982 Travis County cold case murder

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A $6,000 reward is now being offered in a cold case murder where a woman was found shot to death in a field in northeast Travis County in 1982.

Ruth Elizabeth Bettis was last seen the night of Nov. 24, 1982. She was a 19-year-old college student who worked part-time at Sugar’s, a well-known strip club on Highland Mall Boulevard in Austin.

Witnesses that night told authorities Bettis left the club after her shift and had gotten into a car with an unknown black man. The following day, on Nov. 25, Bettis’ body was found near Sprinkle Cutoff Road, just east of Dessau Road. Detectives learned she had been sexually assaulted as well.

Bettis’ vehicle, a light blue 1969 Volkswagen Type I “Beetle” was found a short distance away

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Increased reward offered for info in a 1982 cold case murder

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1982 murder of Ruth Elizabeth Bettis.

The agency has increased the reward up to $6,000 is for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible.

On Nov. 25, 1982, Bettis, a 19-year-old college student, was found dead in a pasture near Sprinkle Cutoff Road, east of Dessau Road, in Travis County.

She had been sexually assaulted and shot to death. Bettis worked part time at Sugar’s, a well-known “gentleman’s club” on Highland Mall Blvd. in Austin, going

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$7000 reward being offered in 1995 unsolved murder

An Upstate mother hopes a new $7,000 reward will help bring justice and closure for the 1995 murder of her son.

Richard Martin was 24 years old when he was found along Welcome Road in Anderson County on Sept. 2, 1995. He died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Martin was last seen at Nancy’s Lounge on Highway 81 north at Interstate 85 in Anderson County.

“Not only is it just because it’s my child, but it’s time. We need to know. We need to put a face to what happened 22 years ago,” said Ada Martin, Richard Martin’s mother.

Anyone with information is asked to anonymously call Anderson Area CrimeStoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

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$7,000 reward being offered in 1995 unsolved murder – WYFF-TV

An Upstate mother hopes a new $7,000 reward will help bring justice and closure for the 1995 murder of her son.

Richard Martin was 24 years old when he was found along Welcome Road in Anderson County on Sept. 2, 1995. He died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Martin was last seen at Nancy’s Lounge on Highway 81 north at Interstate 85 in Anderson County.

“Not only is it just because it’s my child, but it’s time. We need to know. We need to put a face to what happened 22 years ago,” said Ada Martin, Richard Martin’s mother.

Anyone with information is asked to anonymously call Anderson Area CrimeStoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

Read more at: http://www.wyff4.com/article/dollar7000-reward-being-offered-in-1995-unsolved-murder/12185397

$10K Reward Offered In Charlotte Murder Cold Case

CHARLOTTE, NC — Eight years ago, JaRon McGill, 19, was killed while walking home from his girlfriend’s house. Thursday, his family say they hope a $10,000 reward will help find the people responsible for his death.

McGill’s family met with members of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Aug. 3 to mark the eight-year anniversary of his murder. McGill was fatally shot Aug. 2, 2009 near the corner of Lanecrest Drive and Colby Place in Charlotte as he walked home from his girlfriend’s house around 11:30 p.m.

“JaRon’s dad says his prayer is no other family goes through what they have. ‘If it were your child, you’d want answers,’” CMPD tweeted Thursday.

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