On the 30th of September 1990 police were called to the rear of 179 Murray Street in the Market area of Ottawa. There they discovered the body of 16 year old Melinda Sheppitt. As a result of investigation, it was determined that she had been murdered.
To date her assailants(s) remain unidentified.
The Ottawa Police Service is offering up to a fifty thousand dollar reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the homicide of Melinda Sheppitt.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Section at extension 613-236-1222 ext. 5477 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or 1-800-222-8477.
REWARD POSTER Melinda Sheppitt (PDF)