$20,000 reward offered in young mother’s 2017 cold case

$20,000 reward offered in young mother’s 2017 cold case
The reward for information related to the cold case death of a young Demopolis mother has been increased. (Source: Demopolis Police Dept.)

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (WSFA) - The reward for information related to the cold case death of a young Demopolis mother has been increased.

Demopolis police announced Wednesday a $20,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons involved in the death of Shannon Steele.

Police say the 29-year-old’s body was discovered in 2017 as an officer was attempting to serve papers to someone at her apartment on Queensbury Lane. Steele’s 4-year-old child, who was inside the home, told the officer someone had killed his mother.

Steele’s 4-month-old was also found inside the residence. Both children were uninjured.

Posted by Demopolis Police Department on Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Demopolis Tip Line at 334-216-4077 or the department at 334-289-3073.

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