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

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.


e leaves behind a four year old son named H


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


to the reward fund
can be made to

Trooper C arl D ewayne Graham R eward  F
c/o First M idwest B ank
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 
(573) 323-4246