Victims: Santiago D. Roberts & Victor A. Chairs
Date of Incident: March 14, 2006
Address of Incident: 918 W. Maple North, Springfield
On Tuesday, March 14th, 2006 at approximately 0645 hours the Springfield Police Department was called to 918 W. Maple North regarding two people that were found inside the residence shot to death. The two were identified as the resident of the home Santiago D. Roberts M/B DOB 01/01/84 and his friend Victor A. Chairs M/B DOB 11/26/84. During the course of the double homicide investigation a suspect was identified and interviewed. Unfortunately, there is not enough information at this time to present the case to the court system in pursuance of criminal charges which would result in a conviction. The police are looking for any information persons may have about the homicide of Santiago Roberts and Victor Chairs. If anyone has any information about the homicide, it may be of a nature that it will contribute to the investigation and they are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers.
Crime Stoppers is offering $5000 for information which leads to the arrest of the person responsible for the shooting and death of Victor Chairs and Santiago Roberts. This is the tenth and final release of a single “cold case” homicide incident. The Cold Case Program has been extended through the month of October 2016 with the upcoming release of several other cases which remain unsolved in recent decades. Crime Stoppers is presenting these cases to the public in hopes of generating leads which will assist investigators in solving homicide case’s which remain unsolved and in making arrest(s) which will lead to prosecution. Crime Stoppers will pay $5000 cash for any information which leads to the arrest of any persons responsible for any past homicides in Sangamon and Menard Counties. Persons with information can leave a tip on the Crime Stopper tipline at 788-8427, on the website at cashfortips.us, or by text by using the keyword TIP672 followed by the tip info which should then be sent to CRIMES (2-7-4-6-3-7). All anonymous information must be submitted to Crime Stoppers before 10/31/16 to be eligible for the enhanced reward of $5000. After that date, the reward for this and other homicides will revert to the $1000 maximum Crime Stoppers reward.