Wednesday, August 19, 2009

$3,000 reward offered in unsolved Detroit slaying

Family members desperate for answers in the slaying last year of a 34-year-old Detroit man have increased the reward for information leading to an arrest, Crime Stoppers of Michigan announced.
Don Jefferson Jr. was killed in his home about 1 a.m. June 24, 2008. His family has donated an additional $2,000 to Crime Stoppers’ reward fund, which was $1,000.
Jefferson was shot to death in his home in the 19000 block of Hickory near 7 Mile Road on the city’s east side.
“Someone knows who committed this crime, and they need to come forward so this family can be at peace,” John Broad, president of the state’s Crime Stoppers, said in a news release issued today.
People with information are asked to call 1-800-SPEAK UP.
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