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Crime Stoppers offer reward for unsolved double murder

By Clinton Randall clintonrandall@civitasmedia.com

February 12, 2014

DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Crime Stoppers has relaunched a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest of a suspect(s) in the 1997 double homicide in Greenville.


The murders of Kimberly Stephan, 33, and Dennis Young, 55, have gone unsolved for over 15 years. The couple were found shot to death in a home on the 1300 block of Chippewa Drive in Greenville on Feb. 23, 1997. Police detectives said a person of interest has been questioned in the homicide, but charges have never been filed.


The Darke County Crime Stoppers board members voted to make a cash reward of $1,000 available in hopes of that anyone with key information will come forward and help to bring justice to the victims and their families.


“The case is still open for investigation. I feel there is a person or persons that have pertinent information to this case. Dennis and Kim deserve justice, as do their loved ones,” said Det. Eric Roberts of the Greenville Police Department.


You can learn more about the case on the Unsolved Crimes page at darkecountycrimestoppers.com.


Anyone with information regarding the double murder are encouraged to contact Det. Eric Roberts at the Greenville Police Department by calling 937-548-4150. Tips can also be submitted to the Darke County Crime Stoppers 24-hour Tipline at 937-547-1661 or online at darkecountycrimestoppers.com/tips. You can remain anonymous and could receive a $1,000 cash reward if an arrest is made in the case.