FBI Washington Field Office, Partners Announce $10,000 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest of Suspect in Unsolved Murders
The FBI Washington Field Office, along with our partners from the Fairfax County Police Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the 1998 murders of Sherry Ann Culp and her unborn child, Kelsey, in Springfield, Virginia.
On January 16, 1998, Sherry, a mother of two young girls who was 8 1/2 months pregnant with Kelsey, was fatally shot at point-blank range shortly after entering her teal Honda Civic after her workday.
Sherry’s car was parked along Dynatech Court near Cameron Brown Court and Fullerton Road in the Newington area of Springfield in Fairfax County. Sherry was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital where doctors successfully delivered Kelsey, who only survived two days.
“Twenty-five years have passed since Sherry and Kelsey’s senseless murders, but the FBI and our law enforcement partners continue to search for the perpetrator who tragically ended their lives,” said Wayne A. Jacobs, special agent in charge of the Washington Field Office Criminal and Cyber Division. “We will pursue justice for Sherry and her daughters, no matter how long it takes.”
Several witnesses reported hearing gunshots and seeing a man running on the sidewalk near the murder scene. He wore a dark jumpsuit with a hood. A maroon pickup truck was also seen parked in the vicinity.
The FBI and our partners believe the public has critical information that could help us catch the individual(s) responsible for these heinous murders.
“Sherry’s family has waited 25 years for the justice Sherry and Kelsey deserve,” Jacobs said. “Our ask of the public is simple: If you have information, please call 1-800-CALL FBI (1-800-225-5324) or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.”