Reward increased: $35k for arrest in the murder of Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr.

    At this time authorities still do not have a suspect in the murder of Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr. According to an official statement released by the Philadelphia Police Department, they are pursuing all leads to find the person or persons responsible for his death.

    The City of Philadelphia is offering a $20,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the suspect in yesterday’s killing. The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 has increased its contribution and is now offering an additional $15,000 reward for the arrest of the suspect.


    Walker, 40, was shot several times on the 2000 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue at about 5:56 a.m. on Saturday, August 18. He was a 19-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department and was assigned to the 22nd District.

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