The Peggy Cox Case
April 29, 2015
The FBI is offering an up to $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot and killed a widowed mother of three.
Mollie Halpern: The FBI is offering an up to $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot and killed a widowed mother of three.
I’m Mollie Halpern of the Bureau, and this is Wanted by the FBI.
Take a listen to the 911 call the night Peggy Cox was murdered on her birthday—February 1, 1991.
Police Dispatch: Sir, Is anybody shot?
Caller: Yes sir, somebody’s shot! The drive-thru person at the window!
Halpern: Peggy was working at the drive-thru window at Hardee's in Franklin, Tennessee. At about 11:45, a male voice was heard placing an order over the intercom. Peggy’s son, a cook at the restaurant, told police that a couple seconds later…
Darren Barnes: He heard a couple of gunshots and he saw his mother fall to the ground.
Halpern: That was Detective Darren Barnes of the Franklin Police Department and a member of the FBI’s Violent Crime Task Force. Peggy’s daughter, Rachel…
Rachel Cox: She was a stay at home mom, she was there for us.
Barnes: Her three interests were in her kids, church, and work.
Halpern: If you have information, contact your local FBI field office. Report tips anonymously at www.catchpeggyskiller.com.
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