Victim: Norma Lipskis
Location of Incident: 6 Willimantic Dr. Rochester, IL
Date of Incident: July 25th, 2013
On July 25th 2013 at approximately 9:38 pm, Rochester Police Department responded to 6 Willimantic Road in reference to a 70 year old female lying on the bathroom floor. The female, later identified as Norma Lipskis, was found by responding Officer’s lying unconscious on the bathroom floor. After medical personnel had arrived at the house, it was determined Norma had passed away.
On the morning of July 29th 2013, the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Rochester Police Department and the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office and was asked to assist with the investigation. After a review of the evidence, the death of Norma Lipskis was determined to be a Homicide. Detectives with the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office believe there may be persons who have information or potential witnesses who could assist in the investigation of this case. Police would appreciate any information pertaining to this homicide which would lead to justice for the victim and her family.
Crime Stoppers is offering $5000 for information which leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the death of Norma Lipskis. This is the fourth “cold case” homicide Crime Stoppers is presenting to the public in hopes of generating leads which will assist investigators in solving homicide case’s and making arrest’s. Crime Stoppers will pay $5000 cash for any information which leads to the arrest of any persons responsible for this or any other past homicide in Sangamon or Menard County. 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 9/30/16 to be eligible for the enhanced rewards of $5000. After that date, the reward for this and other homicides will revert to the $1000 maximum Crime Stoppers reward.