Unsolved murder case still active
Published 12:00 am Friday, November 14, 2003
The unsolved 2000 murder of Martha &uot;Mookie&uot; Gray has been selected as the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.
Gray, a former Orrville resident, was shot and killed May 19, 2000.
Gray was shot and killed by the intruders.
Investigators were unable to gather enough evidence at the scene to lead to an arrest.
Freine said anyone with information about the case is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-44-CRIME.
Callers will be given a code name. They do not have to identify themselves or testify. If the information provided leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, callers will receive a cash reward of from $25 to $1,000.
Rewards are usually made within a matter of days. A conviction is not necessary to collect a reward, only an arrest or the recovery of stolen property.
Freine noted that the state of Alabama is also offering a reward of $10,000 in the Gray case. &uot;But that reward requires that the information provided lead to an arrest and conviction,&uot; he added. &uot;The information provided to Crime Stoppers is not required to result in a conviction.&uot;
He paused, then added, &uot;I’d like to solve this one.&uot;