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Crime Stoppers September 7: A plea to find the killer of an elderly man

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In Crime Stoppers: A plea to find the killer of an 88-year-old Birmingham man. Herbert Jolley was found in his home Sunday, March 3rd. He was dead.

It's a case that was featured on Crime Stoppers in March, and police still need your help.

"I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper.

Our detectives are looking for the real story on what happened to 88-year-old Herbert Jolley. Here's what we know so far.

It was Sunday, March 3rd. Around 2:15 that afternoon, officers were called to the 200 block of 11th avenue. When police arrived, Jolley was lying across his bed. He was dead. We believe Jolley knew his killer and allowed him or her inside his house.

But we need to know more. It's why we're turning to you for more leads in this case. Had Jolley had any disagreements with anyone? Had his behavior changed before his death?

Whatever you've heard you can call it in to Crime Stoppers. We'll check out the tip, and it if proves to be credible and it leads to an arrest, you qualify for a cash reward.

So make the call. Herbert Jolley did not deserve what happened to him, but he does deserve justice. If you've heard about this case, you owe it to him to make that call.

With Crime Stoppers, I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper."

You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.

Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES." Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to www.crimestoppersmetroal.com click on the "submit an online tip" link.

No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous. Each tipster receives a private code number. If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.

Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court.

Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40. Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.

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