Dennis Lewis Homicide – Reward up to $8,000

Dennis Lewis

On Friday, January 18, 2008, at approximately 1:30am, unknown assailants committed a home invasion into 1161 Loretta Ave., the home of April Lewis and her 17-year old son Dennis. The assailants approached Ms. Lewis, holding her at gunpoint. The suspects then entered Dennis’ bedroom. Having been awakened by the commotion, Dennis began to fight with the attackers. April Lewis was unharmed. … [Read more...]

Samuel Williams Homicide on Mt. Vernon Ave.

Samuel Williams

On October 16, 2005, at approximately 11:50pm, Samuel Williams parked his car in front of the National City Bank located at 1040 Mt. Vernon Ave. and walked to the bank’s ATM. Upon completion of his bank transaction, Mr. Williams was on his way back to his vehicle when he was approached by a group of people. While facing and speaking to these individuals, a lone male approached him from behind … [Read more...]

2001 Homicide of James Neubig ($5000 Reward)


On November 10, 2001, at approximately 9:12pm, the Columbus Fire Department responded to a car fire at the rear of 104 W. Main St. The fire fighters found 24-year old James Neubig inside the burning vehicle which belonged to him. He was taken to Grant Hospital with extensive burns and later was found to have been shot. James Neubig died at Grant Hospital from his injuries. James was reportedly … [Read more...]

2003 Greg Price Homicide

Greg Price

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers’ “To Catch a Killer” initiative for this month concerns the 2003 Homicide of Greg Price. On Friday, December 12, 2003, at approximately 5:00am, a passing motorist observed Greg Price slumped in the driver seat of his 1996 Dodge Dakota pick-up truck. The truck was parked on the berm of the eastbound lane of Alkire Road at the intersection of Winding Hollow and Alkire … [Read more...]

“To Catch a Killer” $5000 Cold Case Reward 1999 Homicide of Gregory John Hrehov


Central Ohio Crime Stoppers’ “To Catch a Killer” initiative for this month concerns the 1999 Homicide of Gregory John Hrehov. On February 26, 1999, at 1:50pm, Gregory John Hrehov was discovered in his apartment on Springboro Lane, having sustained a brutal beating at least 24 hours prior which caused his death. The lack of forced entry suggests the victim may have known his assailant. Mr. Hrehov … [Read more...]

Nearly 30 years after Robin Durrer was killed- Killers Among with Holly R. Zachariah The Columbus Dispatch

Robin Durrer

Nearly 30 years after Robin Durrer was killed, the folks in her old neighborhood still recall that, if they were outside when she rode past on her bicycle, they better have had plenty of time to talk. Robin wasn't about to just wave and go on by. She would always stop. She loved to visit, and she wanted to make everybody happy. She had no fear of strangers and would never imagine that anyone … [Read more...]

1980 Homicide of Wanda Zellner

Wanda Zellner 1

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers’ “To Catch a Killer” initiative for this month concerns the 1980 Homicide of Wanda Zellner. On December 9, 1080, Columbus Police were dispatched to 1062 Wilson Ave. on the report of a D.O.A. (Dead On Arrival). It was later determined by investigators that the victim, Wanda Zellner, black female, 23 years of age, died as a result of multiple stab wounds to her chest … [Read more...]

Amy Hooper 1992 Murder – Killers Among Us with Holly Zachariah The Columbus Dispatch

Amy Hooper had to get to a manager's meeting. She loved her job at Bermans Leather in Westland Mall. She was never late and never missed a day of work. So on the morning of Monday, March 9, 1992, the plastic, pink carryall that held her makeup and hairbrushes lay open on the bedroom floor, ready for use. The electric blanket on the pull-out sofa she used as a bed was still on. Her hair dryer was … [Read more...]

1981 Double Homicide of Janice and Brandon Beidleman ($5,000 Reward)


Central Ohio Crime Stoppers’ “To Catch a Killer” initiative for this month concerns the 1981 Double Homicide of Janice and Brandon Beidleman. On the evening of September 13, 1981, Janice Beidleman and her 18-month old son left the home of a relative in the area of Myrtle Ave. and Marcia Dr. Ms. Beidleman had told several of her relatives that she was going to stop at a grocery store on the way … [Read more...]

2007 Justin Miller Murder [with video]

Justin Miller, 29, was the district manager of Heartland Cash Advance, 5290 Cleveland Ave., was killed November 2, 2007 . Around 7:30 p.m. that November evening Miller was doing his usual rounds—making sure that one of his 11 stores and its employees were OK. “They had a store policy that they wanted to be like the local neighborhood bank. They wanted to be more customer-friendly. But it made … [Read more...]