Detectives seek your help in bringing to justice the people responsible for the 2018 murder of Alek Smith.
In the early morning hours of October 16, 2018, multiple gunmen entered the residence on Legend Street in Spring Hill, owned by 22-year-old Alek Smith, with the intent to commit a Home Invasion.
Smith confronted the gunmen, while his girlfriend and their infant slept in nearby bedrooms.
The gunmen murdered Alek in his home.
Hernando County Sheriff’s Detectives have worked continuously on this case since the date of its occurrence; however, they still need your help. Even the smallest piece of information may be helpful.
If you have information on this case, please contact Detective Tom Cameron at 352-754-6830 or contact Hernando County Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous.
Hernando County Crime Stoppers can be reached by phone at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477) or **TIPS from a cell phone.
You may also submit your tip via the internet at http://www.hernandocountycrimestoppers.com, you will remain anonymous and also be eligible for a reward up to $5,000 cash!
Additionally, the Florida Sheriff’s Association Criminal Apprehension Assistance Program (CAAP) will pay an enhanced reward of $5,000 for information leading to the identity of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Alek Smith.
The CAAP reward of $5,000 is in addition to the Hernando County Crime Stoppers reward of $5,000, for a total reward of $10,000.
To be eligible for the cash rewards, tips must be submitted through Hernando County Crime Stoppers. The person providing the information can and will remain anonymous.
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