Family offers $10K reward to help catch killer

Family offers $10K reward to help catch killer

TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) - Using the online crowdfunding site, GoFundMe, the family of Scott Roberts has raised a $10,000 cash reward to help catch their loved one's killer.

Michael Scott Roberts, 40, was found dead in his home back on July 2 in the 1800 block of Garland St. in Texarkana, Ark.

Police say a family member contacted them after not being able to get in touch with Roberts. When the relative went to the house, they reportedly found his body.

Officers say Roberts had been shot to death.

Roberts' body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

The reward raised by Roberts' family is in addition to the Crime Stoppers award, and includes anyone who has already contact police formally or anonymously with any information that will assist in solving the case.

Texarkana Arkansas detectives say they're still collecting evidence, processing information, leads and forensic evidence.

Capt. Doug Avery, TAPD Criminal Investigation Division Commander said this is a very complex case with a large number of leads that are being investigated by Detectives. It continues to receive our highest priority with hundreds of investigative man hours and overtime being used.

TAPD has also received help from the FBI in using some of their advanced equipment to process and analyze evidence in the case.

Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Texarkana Arkansas Police at 903-798-3154 or the Texarkana area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.

To contribute to the Roberts family reward fund, click here.

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