Funds Created to Find Trooper's Killer

Funds Created to Find Trooper's Killer
By: Heartland News

VAN BUREN, MO -- Missouri governor Matt Blunt orders all state government flags to half-staff, in honor of slain Highway Patrol S

ergeant D
ewayne G
raham.

Sergeant G raham was shot and killed outside his Van Buren, Missouri home last S unday.Graham was still wearing his uniform.The 37-year-old trooper was the supervisor for R eynolds and C arter C ounties.

Investigators believe the shooting was the result of Sergeant Graham's work. Investigators are combing through his past investigations, looking to see if they find a red flag as to who may have wanted to murder G raham.So far, no suspects are in custody.  Graham joined the highway patrol in 1993.He was promoted to corporal in 1999 and became a sergeant in 2002.

Police ask anyone with information on the shooting to call (573) 323-8588.

H

e leaves behind a four year old son named H
ayden.

T

rooper G
raham's father has established a reward fund
 
for the arrest and conviction of whoever
i
s responsible for killing his son.

D

onations
to the reward fund
can be made to
:

Trooper C arl D ewayne Graham R eward  F
und
c/o First M idwest B ank
D
exter, MO
(
or any M
idwest B
ank in the region
)

Another fund has been set up by the Missouri Highway Patrol and other agencies to collect money for Sgt. Graham's son. You can make these donations to:

Dewayne Graham Memorial Fund
First Midwest Bank
PO Box 129
Van Buren, MO 
63965
(573) 323-4246