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An anonymous whistleblower who led police to Ethan Crumbley’s parents, accused of shooting at a Michigan high school, will receive a reward of up to $ 20,000., according to a report.
“I understand, and I was talking to the sheriff and a couple of other people about that investigation, and it looks like the caller will be eligible for the reward,” said James White, Detroit Police Chief. to the Detroit Free Press this Sunday. “So, I’m happy about that.”
The U.S. Marshals Service offered a $ 10,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of James and Jennifer Crumbley, Ethan’s parents, who fled when wanted for their connection to the Tuesday November 30 shooting at Oxford High School, The New York Post reviewed.
The Detroit Free Press detailed that the informant could end up receiving up to $ 20,000 for helping to find both parents.
The parents of the teenager bought the semiautomatic 9 mm pistol that was used for the attack and allegedly allowed him access to it, they would also be aware of the recent behavior of the young man, which could point to a denouement like the one that happened earlier in the week.
The authorities announced that they were formally indicting Ethan’s parents for involuntary manslaughter, to which the couple disappeared, and that was when the anonymous informant came into action in the search process.
Following communication with police, they were trapped in the basement of an art studio during the early hours of Saturday, and are currently being held on $ 500,000 bond each.
This Sunday, Police claimed they identified a 65-year-old Detroit artist under the name Andrzej Sikora, who allegedly helped the Crumbleys hide from the police. So far it has not been found and was listed by the authorities as a person of interest.
The 15-year-old began a mass shooting at Oxford High School, where four people were killed and seven people were injured, and he faces charges of first-degree murder, terrorism and assault with intent to murder.
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Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.