Victoria Crime Stoppers is investigating a 1976 cold case murder

Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for information regarding a cold case murder.

On December 5, 1976, John Lawrence Godfrey was reported missing by his family. His vehicle, a bluish green station wagon was found later that day on the 300 block of E South St. Two days later, at approximately 10:20 am, Godfrey’s body was located on Hiller Rd.

His death was ruled a homicide. Investigators with the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact Victoria Crime Stoppers.

If you have information about this murder, please contact Victoria Crime Stoppers at 572-4200. All tips are anonymous and if you give information that leads to arrest or indictment, you could earn a cash reward.