Reward created for information on Davis homicide

By Melissa Raines, June 8, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Sheriff David Barber announced Monday evening the creation of a reward for information in the investigation into the unsolved Jean Davis homicide.



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7 Responses to “How do you feel about a reward being offered through crime stoppers to solve the murder of Jean Davis?”

  1. Rosie

    Sky: I don’t believe there is a law to charge a person “for witholding info.”

  2. sky king

    if a person comes forward because of the money, why are they not charged for withholding info?

  3. John C. Davidson

    I have no qualms about using the anonymous tip as long is those making them are not attempting to get back at someone who has nothing to do with the crime. If someone is harassed because of an unfounded claim, they, too should be held accountable. Suppositions often have disastrous affects on many of us who have the courage to bring to light acts detremental to the welfare of everyone.

  4. Angela

    Sooner or later, whomever was involved in this terrible crime, will confide in the wrong person, they always do. Rewards usually give incentive to these confidants to contact the police, I believe it’s a very effective way to get new leads in what seems to be a cold case.

  5. Experienced Lawyer

    Hi eds, may I ask why? A reward can actually increase tips, and I have found that it is very useful in solving crimes.

  6. eds

    If there are no leads in the murder, should be used as a last resort.