Murder of Jack Burgoon

On Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 62-year old Jack Burgoon was found fatally shot in the driveway of his Hicks Road home. Investigators said Mr. Burgoon had been shot several times. He was found with his wallet & cell phone intact. Mr. Burgoon’s red pickup truck was missing, but was found several hours later on Yankeetown Chenoweth Road,  just a few miles from his home. A photo of Jack Burgoon may be viewed below.

Jack Burgoon

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime.  Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at and e-mail your tip.  You can text a tip to “CRIMES” (274637), key word CMH.

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Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization.  Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime.  Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., P.O. Box 16038, Columbus, OH 43216-6038.