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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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$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

Read more at: http://kxan.com/2017/10/17/6000-reward-offered-in-1982-travis-county-cold-case-murder/

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

Read more at: http://www.tylerpaper.com/TP-News%20State/307380/increased-reward-offered-for-info-in-a-1982-cold-case-murder

Crime Stoppers Offers $10K Reward In Cold Case Murder

STAFFORD, TX — The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is looking to close out a 10 year old murder case that has grown cold.

On July 19, 2007 Richard Vargas was inside Ink Tones Tattoos on FM 1092 after an incident that involved several men.

When deputies arrived, they found Vargas dead by the front door of the business. (Want to get daily news updates and other events going on in your area? Sign up for the free Sugar Land Patch morning newsletter.)

Witnesses told deputies that a man, identified as Israel Angel Valdez and several others came into Ink Tones Tattoos and started shooting, and that Valdez shot and killed Vargas.

Witnesses said the men got into a red or maroon four-door passenger car and drove away on FM 1092.

Israel Angel Valdez, who is now 53 years old, is 6-feet, 5-inches tall and was last reported as weighing more than 300 pounds.

“This

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Crime Stoppers Offers $10K Reward In Cold Case Murder – Sugar …

STAFFORD, TX — The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is looking to close out a 10 year old murder case that has grown cold.

On July 19, 2007 Richard Vargas was inside Ink Tones Tattoos on FM 1092 after an incident that involved several men.

When deputies arrived, they found Vargas dead by the front door of the business. (Want to get daily news updates and other events going on in your area? Sign up for the free Sugar Land Patch morning newsletter.)

Witnesses told deputies that a man, identified as Israel Angel Valdez and several others came into Ink Tones Tattoos and started shooting, and that Valdez shot and killed Vargas.

Witnesses said the men got into a red or maroon four-door passenger car and drove away on FM 1092.

Israel Angel Valdez, who is now 53 years old, is 6-feet, 5-inches tall and was last reported as weighing more than 300 pounds.

“This

Read more at: https://patch.com/texas/houston/fort-bend-county-sheriff-s-office-looks-close-cold-case-murder

Texas DPS Temporarily Increases Reward in Child’s 1988 Cold … – NBC 5 Dallas

The Texas Department of Public Safety has temporarily increased the reward in the unsolved 1988 murder case of 7-year-old Courtney Clayton.

The DPS said Monday the reward, now at $6,000, will be paid for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the child’s death provided the tip is received before next month’s feature case is announced.

Officials said Clayton was abducted Sept. 12, 1988 from her home near Stamford, about 40 miles north of Abilene in Haskell County. Her body was discovered months later by hunters.

The young girl was last seen when she walked to a small store, about a block from her home, to buy a soft drink. Despite an immediate and extensive search, the second grader’s remains were not discovered until six months later on Easter Sunday by hunters in Shackelford County, about 50 miles away near the small town of

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Texas DPS Temporarily Increases Reward in Child’s 1988 Cold Case Murder – NBC 5 Dallas

The Texas Department of Public Safety has temporarily increased the reward in the unsolved 1988 murder case of 7-year-old Courtney Clayton.

The DPS said Monday the reward, now at $6,000, will be paid for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the child’s death provided the tip is received before next month’s feature case is announced.

Officials said Clayton was abducted Sept. 12, 1988 from her home near Stamford, about 40 miles north of Abilene in Haskell County. Her body was discovered months later by hunters.

The young girl was last seen when she walked to a small store, about a block from her home, to buy a soft drink. Despite an immediate and extensive search, the second grader’s remains were not discovered until six months later on Easter Sunday by hunters in Shackelford County, about 50 miles away near the small town of

Read more at: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Texas-DPS-Temporarily-Increases-Reward-in-Childs-1988-Cold-Case-Murder-445467843.html