Gov. Newsom announces $50k reward for unsolved 2011 Fresno woman’s murder

Crime
2011 murder investigation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction an unsolved murder in Fresno. 

The reward is being offered for information in the murder of Sarah Roberts, 26, who was shot as she walked away from a party in Central Fresno. 

The mother of two young children was shot while she was on the phone and waiting outside near a party she was attending. 

Roberts was found unconscious by her brother and taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries. 

Investigators do not believe Roberts was an intended victim and thinks she may have been caught in the exchange of rival gang gunfire. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Lt. Mark Hudson at the Fresno Police Department at (559) 259-2909.

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