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Cold Case Files

      RPD is seeking your assistance in solving three cold case homicides.


      CASE 17-2639:
      On April 21, 2017, at about 1:40 AM, James Stennies was shot to death at the Miracle Car Wash (600 Lancaster Ave.) in Reynoldsburg. It appeared that he may have been washing his vehicle in preparation for a trip. A reward of $50,000.00 is offered.


      CASE 09-7023:
      On August 21, 2009, RPD officers investigated a vehicle parked in the rear of the UDF at 1200 Rosehill Road. Inside the vehicle was a box containing the decomposed body of Juan Herta.


      CASE 77-3185:
      On December 19, 1977, Glen William "Billy" Payne (pictured below) was found in a tool shed at his address of 6417 E. Livingston Ave. He died of a stab wound. It is believed that the perpetrator may have killed Payne at another location and then placed his body in the shed.