Reward offered for information on murder in Mt. Vernon, IL

Reward offered for info. leading to arrest in Mt. Vernon homicide

MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - Police in Mt. Vernon, Illinois are said a reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest after a murder occurred in January.

According to police, the reward is offered from Jefferson County Crime Stoppers.

Police said $500 cash will go to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons involved in the first-degree murder of Carlos Lewis.

According to police, the murder took place on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 5:37 p.m. in the 2100 block of Perkins Ave.

Anyone with names of the persons responsible or other knowledge is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-618-242-8477 or the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 242-2131 or 242-0215.

Police said all tips will be kept confidential.

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