Reward to find 2-year-old's killer surpasses $20K

Reward to find 2-year-old's killer surpasses $20K

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The reward offered to those who help investigators find the killer of 2-year-old Laylah Washington is now over $20,000.

First Baptist Church Broad donated $2,000 to add to the growing Crime Stoppers fund.

The reward will go to anyone who gives authorities information that will help lead to an arrest in the case.

"This has been a slow but progressively mounting community effort and we are so pleased that we now can offer someone with information more than $20,000 to come forward," Crime Stoppers Executive Director E. Winslow (Buddy) Chapman said.

The reward money includes donations from the following:

The total reward now sits at $20,092.

Laylah Washington was shot while sitting in the back of her mother's car back in June. She died days later at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Since then, Memphis Police Department has been unable to make any arrests in the case.

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