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Reward Tupelo Murder Suspect Information Tops $162,500

Tupelo, Miss. (WCBI) – The reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer increased Tuesday evening.

The total now stands at $162,500.

A number of banks, businesses, and community organizations are offering thousands of dollars to help.

Renasant, Trustmark, and Regions banks have joined BancorpSouth to increase the amount of the reward.

McDonald’s of north Mississippi and the Community Development Foundation has also pledged money to help persuade a tipster to call with information.

Crime Stoppers and the U.S. Marshal Service have also given money for the reward.

If you know or saw anything during Monday’s bank robbery, you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS.