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Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details


Shebaniah Dougherty
Company: B   Reference Number: 53 - Solved
Race: White
Sex: Female
City: Unincorporated
County: Cooke
Related Year: 1997
suspects: Andrew Ax


Shebania Dougherty was a 20 year old, video store clerk.  On 03-29-1997, her body was discovered in rural Cooke County, Texas.  Autopsy results indicated she had died from strangulation.  

In 2015, Andrew Ax was arrested and indicted for this offense.  He currently awaits trial.

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.

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