Reward offered for man killed three years ago in Philadelphia

    Three years after his death, Matt Novak’s killers remain on the loose despite reward offerings, a website, Facebook page and an appearance on America’s Most Wanted.

    Novak was shot Sept. 28, 2008 after accepting a ride from three males who offered him help with his car trouble. The Philadelphia Police Department posted a reminder yesterday on the anniversary, along with surveillance video and the announcement of a $21,000 reward.

    Novak was last seen with the three males who picked him up at Sixth and Green streets in the search for jumper cables for his car. They left in a newer model blue Chevy Impala. Novak was seen minutes later leaving the car at 13th Street and Fairmount Avenue, when he was shot upon exiting.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Citizens Crime Commission of Philadelphia anonymous tipline at 215-546-TIPS (215-546-8477), or email at

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