Reward for information on Old City beating death reaches $20,000

    As police search for the suspects in the beating death of 23-year-old Kevin Kless, the City of Philadelphia has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects wanted for beating him to death in Old City early Saturday morning.

    Update, 10:15 a.m. Jan. 18 Make that $20,000. A $5,000 contribution from the Citizens Crime Commission has been added to the reward money as police continue their search for suspects. The Associated Press reports there are no new leads

    Update, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17 A $5,000 offer from the Fraternal Order of Police brings the reward total to $15,000 with the message, “give the information today, you will be paid today.”

    Kless was beaten by three males in the car behind the cab Kless and two friends tried to hail at Fourth and Chestnut streets.

    Four suspects are sought, including the driver of the fleeing vehicle. Their descriptions can be found on the Philadelphia Police Department’s website.

    Tips can be directed to 215.686.TIPS (8477), and anyone who sees the suspects should call 911.

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