North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

December 28, 2012

Governor's office offers reward for unsolved murder

From staff reports
North Jefferson News

PINSON — Gov. Robert Bentley's office is offering a reward in the unsolved murder of Matthew Joshua Hale, 28, of Center Point.

Hale’s body was found on April 16 lying near the edge of the road in the 4200 block of Sharon Church Road just north of Pinson. He had been shot, and was pronounced dead on the scene.

On Dec. 18, the governor’s office offered a $5,000 reward for information leading the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for Hale’s murder.

Anyone having information in the case is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at (205) 325-1450 or Crimestoppers at (205) 254-7777.