Reward offered for information regarding murder of River Rouge man


RIVER ROUGE, Mich. – Authorities are still looking for a suspect in the murder of Wayne Smart.

On Sept. 18, 2014, Smart was found dead in his bedroom with gunshot wound to the head. There was no signs of forced entry in his home, near the intersection of Superior and Eaton Streets. The father of four was a real estate contractor who was active in his community, functioning as local handyman. 

Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest of Smart's killer. If the tip that leads to an arrest is received by midnight Thursday, an additional $1,000 will be added to the reward. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800 SPEAK-UP or online at www.1800speakup.org

About Crime Stoppers of Michigan

Crime Stoppers is the largest crime fighting organization in the world operating in 22 countries. Crime Stoppers of Michigan (CSM) operates in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties.  The mission of CSM is to empower people to make their neighborhoods, schools, and businesses safer through anonymous reporting of crimes.  The CSM tip line (1-800-SPEAK-UP) was created for citizens to anonymously report information about a crime. As an incentive, tipsters can receive a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. 

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