2011 case reopened in Lynchburg; police offer $10K reward for information leading to arrest of those responsible

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – Police in Lynchburg are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for a 2011 homicide.

According to the Lynchburg Police Department, officers responded to the intersection of Maple and Poplar Streets for a report of a malicious wounding shortly after 10 p.m. on Aug. 1, 2011.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man — identified as 41-year-old Jeffrey Rhoden of Lynchburg — with a gunshot wound. He was brought to Lynchburg General Hospital, but he died from his injuries that night.

The Lynchburg Police Department has reopened the investigation and detectives are seeking information from the public. If you may have information about this homicide, you are asked to contact Detective Davis at (434) 455-6166 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.

A reward of $10,000 is being offered to anyone who can supply detectives with information that leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible.

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