|Reward Offered In Izard County Murder Case|
Following the initial disappearance report provided by her family, deputies responded to a mobile home where Ms. Gould had been living. The sheriff’s department later requested the assistance of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division.
Based on evidence collected during the initial phase of the investigation and subsequent interviews, it's believed Ms. Gould was last seen at a local convenience store on September 20, 2004 piror to returning home.
On September 27, 2004, Ms. Gould’s body was recovered from a wooded area adjacent to Arkansas State Highway 9, just south of the Melbourne city limits.
|Based on findings of the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, the investigation is being handled as a homicide.|
While Arkansas State Police Special Agents and local sheriff’s deputies continue their investigation a $10,000 reward is being offered by a private interest for information provided to law enforcement which will lead to the arrest and conviction of an individual or persons responsible for Ms. Gould’s murder.
If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Arkansas State Police Crime Hotline at (800) 553-3820 or the Izard County Sheriff’s Department at ( 870) 368-4203.