Reward money quadruples for info on murder of retired St. Louis police captain

Local companies have reached out to CrimeStoppers to increase the reward for any information leads to an arrest.

Sam Masterson
June 04, 2020 - 3:02 pm

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Three large donations have increased the reward for information that finds the killer of retired police Capt. David Dorn from $10,000 to $40,000.

The Dowd Bennett Law Firm donated $15,000, Ameren Illinois added $10,000 and Ameren Illinois President and Chairman Richard Mark is giving $5,000.

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If you know something about what happened at the pawnshop in north St. Louis where Capt. David Dorn was murdered, there could be a big reward for you. 

CrimeStoppers in St. Louis is asking anyone with information on the murder to call 1-866-371-8477. The if the tip leads to an arrest, there's a reward up to $10,000 available. 

Related: St. Louis police mourn death of captain killed by 'looter'

It happened in front of Lee’s Pawn & Jewelry and Dorn, 77, was found dead on the sidewalk around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police say no arrests have been made in the case yet. 

Dorn, who was retired from the police force would often check on the store for a friend if alarms went off. Police say he was shot by a "looter" during a violent night and early morning around St. Louis.

Former St. Louis Police Chief Tim Fitch shared a photo of the man, calling him, "A true public servant. Protecting & serving all the way to the end."

St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden says 55 businesses were damaged or looted overnight and 25 people were arrest. Four St. Louis Metropolitan Police officers were shot, but 

You can hear more from him during Tuesday's press conference: 

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