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Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details

Matthew

Matthew Murphy
Company: D   Reference Number: 205 - Unsolved
Race: White
Sex: Male
City: Alice
County: Jim Wells
Related Year: 1974
suspects: See narrative


Details:

On December 1, 1974, Alice Police Department Officer Matthew Murphy was shot after stopping a vehicle at West Main Street and U.S. Highway 281 in Alice, Texas. Several minutes after the initial stop, another officer found Murphy suffering from gunshot wounds. Murphy was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Witnesses described a two-door car leaving the area of the shooting, and it is believed the vehicle was occupied by more than one individual. Responding officers were unable to locate the vehicle after it left the scene





Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible for this crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

Information on this case may also be submitted in the following manner: