$5,000 reward offered in Johnson City homicide

Investigators say the estate of Otis C. Church is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

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JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – The Johnson City Police Department says a monetary reward is being offered for information in connection to a homicide that occurred on the night before Halloween.

Otis C. Church Source: Johnson City Police Department
Otis C. Church Source: Johnson City Police Department

Investigators say the estate of Otis C. Church is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

Church’s body was found at his home on St. Louis Street on Halloween.

Detectives have not given any details into the circumstances of Church’s death due to the ongoing investigation, but they are certain that he was murdered.

Police are hoping someone will come forward with information they need to make an arrest in connection to the crime.

If you have any information that can help investigators, call the police department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 423-434-6166. If you wish to remain anonymous call the Crimestoppers hotline at 423-434-6158.

Also, anonymous tips can submitted by texting 423JCPD and your tip to 847411 (TIP411) or to submit via the internet by logging in at http://www.citizenobserver.com.

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