ATF Offers $10,000 Reward in Arson, Homicide
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) issued a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the arson fire that claimed the life of four-year-old Amariana Crenshaw at a residence located at 3474 Sweet Pea Way, Calif. The Sacramento Fire Department responded to the Sacramento residence at approximately 3:38 a.m., on Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, where upon entry they located the badly burned child. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A scene investigation was conducted by ATF, the Sacramento Fire Department and investigators from the Sacramento Police Department's Homicide and Crime Scene Investigations Unit. Investigators believe an incendiary device was introduced into the home and the device was the direct cause of the fire and subsequent death of Crenshaw. Investigators are seeking information from the public that may assist them in solving the case. "Amariana Crenshaw was a young child who became a victim. As parents, uncles, and aunts of young children, the loss of her life impacts all of us. We need to know what happened in the early morning hours of Jan. 11th. We are confident that someone knows who is responsible for this fire; we hope that person will do the right thing and contact us," said ATF's Special Agent in Charge Stephen K. Martin. Anyone having information should call 1-888-ATF-FIRE. ATF is the federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction for investigating major fires and crimes of arson. More information on ATF and its programs is at http://www.atf.gov/. REWARD REWARD FOR INFORMATION up to $10,000 For information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fire that claimed the life of 4 year old Amariana Crenshaw on January 11, 2008 at 3474 SWEET PEA WAY SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CALL 1- 888-ATF-FIRE CONTACT: Senior Special Agent Nina Delgadillo Public Information Officer, ATF Pager (888) 416-4533 Sergeant Matt Young, Media Relations Office Sacramento Police Department Office (916) 808-0809
SOURCE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
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