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September 24, 2013

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Crime Stoppers and the Wichita Police Homicide Unit are asking for help in solving a cold case from 2012. The killing occurred between 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. Robert Newman, 73, was found dead from a gunshot wound in his living room at 3501 W. Ninth St., near Ninth and West. He was retired, but he repaired small engines and ATVs at his residence.

The crime

Crime Stoppers and the Wichita Police Homicide Unit are asking for help in solving a cold case from 2012. The killing occurred between 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. Robert Newman, 73, was found dead from a gunshot wound in his living room at 3501 W. Ninth St., near Ninth and West. He was retired, but he repaired small engines and ATVs at his residence.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this homicide or any felony crime call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip at www.wsccs.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of residents against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1337

Department case number: 12C080899

Lead detective: Detective Chisolm, Wichita Police Department, Homicide Unit

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