The state is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of a Cameron man in 2018.
The governor made the announcement on Monday.
Leach was murdered on May 5, 2018 in Southern Pines. Contributed photo.
Jalen Isaiah Leach, 22, was found deceased behind Brookside Apartments in Southern Pines around 8:30 p.m. on May 5.
A person walking along a path that runs beside the fence behind the apartments came upon Leach lying on the ground deceased from a gunshot wound.
Southern Pines Police were called to a shooting at 950 Richards Street on May 5 around 8:30 p.m.
Anyone having information concerning this case should contact the Southern Pines Police Department at (910) 693-4110 or the State Bureau of Investigation at (919) 662-4500.
Feature photo: Southern Pines Police immediately cordoned off the area with crime scene tape upon arrival.