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Looking for information in cold cases

  • 17 October 2016
Looking for information in cold cases

Crime Stoppers is seeking tips or any information which might be helpful in solving the below listed homicides which have occurred in Sangamon County in past years . In some instances, these tragic criminal acts occurred many years ago and although the cases are not forgotten, new information has not materialized for a long period of time. New information is needed in all of these cases and it is hoped that, over time, someone has decided to come forward with information which might help investigators.

Victim(s) Date Location
Anthony Gant 08/07/2011 1904 S Wirt
Kaiser Bender 04/22/2010 1100 S Martin Luther King
Leonard J. Linder 03/07/2005 2170 S Taylor
Lakisha Criss / Barron Rice 05/25/2005 2116 E Lawrence
Robert MacAfee 02/12/1997 1115 N 12th
Alonzo Walker 08/22/1992 1300 E Capitol
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Seeking information about 2014 shooting death

  • 18 May 2016
Seeking information about 2014 shooting death

Deandre M. Atkinson, 17, was shot in the parking lot of the Victoria Village apartment complex about 8:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 2014. The incident occurred as Atkinson and his friends were walking to his vehicle, which was in the parking lot of the apartment complex at 2404 Ladley Court, north of Stevenson Drive. An unidentified black man dressed in dark clothing approached the group and shot Atkinson and his 18-year-old friend.

Program initiated to help resolve unsolved homicide cases

  • 11 May 2016
Program initiated to help resolve unsolved homicide cases

Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties has announced a new incentive which is designed to help resolve unsolved homicide cases by providing a significantly larger reward than is usually given. The Cold Case program will offer rewards of $5,000 to individuals who provide information leading to the arrest of suspects in unsolved homicide cases.

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