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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

04/03/2007

$50,000 REWARD OFFERED

IN SHARON HOMICIDE

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   David Shepack, the State’s Attorney for Judicial District of Litchfield, and the Connecticut State Police announced today a reward of up to $50,000 for information resulting in a conviction in a 2004 homicide investigation in the Town of Sharon.

   On September 21, 2004 Floyd W. ELLIS was reported missing to the police. On September 24th, 2004 ELLIS’ body was discovered in the Webatuck Creek in Sharon, CT. Floyd ELLIS’ death was determined to be a homicide and State Police Detectives were assigned this investigation.

   State Police Detectives from the State Police Western District Major Crime Unit are continuing with this complex homicide investigation which included the interview of more than 100 individuals in connection with the homicide. These detectives are seeking additional information and cooperation of witnesses and persons with knowledge of this incident and/or the circumstances surrounding the incident.

   The $50,000 reward was authorized by Governor M. Jodi Rell at the request of the State’s Attorney Office. $50,000 is the maximum reward allowed under state law.

   Anyone with information should contact the Connecticut State Police Major Crime Unit at (860) 824-2500.