Gov. Mark Parkinson is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to convictions in a 2001 homicide in Ford County.
Parkinson announced the reward Wednesday in the death of Jesus
Aaron Lerma. His body was found in a field in rural Ford County on
July 31, 2001. An autopsy ruled that he died from a single gunshot
wound to the chest. His vehicle was later found abandoned in Dodge
No suspects have been identified in Lerma's death.
State law allows the governor to offer $5,000 rewards for
information in any heinous crime in the state.