Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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A month after first Seminole Heights killing, reward climbs to $41K

It’s been a month since the first of the Seminole Heights victims was shot dead in the Tampa neighborhood.

Police have made no arrests and named no suspects.

Investigators have shared a video of a person running away from where Benjamin Mitchell was shot on Oct. 9. They still have not identified the hooded figure.

Now, the reward money for information leading to the arrest of the killer has reached $41,000.

RELATED: Experts have some theories on who’s carrying out Seminole Heights killings

The bulk of that money, $37,000, comes from CrimeStoppers, the Florida Department of Law enforcement and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms.

The rest has been raised by the community left terrified after the three murders of Mitchell, 22; Monica Hoffa, 32; and Anthony Naiboa, 20.

All three were walking alone when they were shot at, or near, bus stops.

Anyone with tips regarding the ongoing investigation can reach Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or submit a tip online.

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