Jonesboro police increase reward for information on murder

(Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
(Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

JONESBORO, AR  (KAIT) – Nearly six weeks after the shooting death of a Region 8 man, Jonesboro Police released new information Wednesday and also increased the reward for information about the crime.

According to a news release from the Jonesboro Police Department, William Keith Gosney, 47, of Timberridge Drive, was found dead in his Jonesboro home on May 12, 2014. Sgt. Doug Formon said Gosney was shot multiple times and investigators believe Gosney knew his attacker. Gosney died at a local hospital.

Newly released information indicated that Gosney was able to speak with officers at the scene before his death. He was not able to provide them with a name. Investigators are also trying to find people who have pertinent information about the case.

Formon said surveillance video from a business near the home shows a speeding vehicle shortly after the shooting.

Jonesboro Police announced on Wednesday that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the identity of the those involved in the crime.

If you have any information, call the Jonesboro Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division or Crimestoppers at 935-7867.

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