Thursday October 4, 2012

SHELDON (AP) -- Vermont State Police say they are still trying to solve the murder of a farm worker who was shot and killed on a dairy farm in Sheldon seven years ago.

Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the resolution of the case or the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible.

Thirty-three-year-old Kenneth Jerome was shot on July 7, 2005, behind a barn at the Magnan farm.

Police say they continue to investigate the killing and are still getting leads in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Albans Barracks at 802-524-5993 or Champlain Valley Crime Stoppers 800-427-8477. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips or can be texted to "CRIMES" (274637) to keyword: VTIPS.