Search continues for postal driver murder suspect

Postal worker murder (source U.S. Postal Service)
Postal worker murder (source U.S. Postal Service)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The search continued Tuesday for a suspect in the murder of a postal highway contract driver at the post office in Camp Hill last Friday night.

Tony Robinson, public information officer for the U.S. Postal Service, said Tuesday in a statement to FOX6 News a reward of up to $100,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the shooting death of Tony Harrelson.

Harrelson, a resident of Dadeville, was shot and killed Friday evening.  A mobile command center was setup Tuesday morning at the post office in Opelika to coordinate the investigation.

"We are grieved by this tragic event," said William Mitchell, Alabama Postal District Manager in the statement. "This gentleman was one of our valued postal employees, taking care of his family and working hard to ensure the American people receive timely, universal, service. I cannot begin to express the sorrow I feel with our losing of a member of our postal family. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with his family and friends. All Alabama postal employees share their sorrow and we look forward to perpetrators being arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. "