FBI offers reward in cold case murder investigation

FBI Special Agent in Charge Stanley Meador and Northumberland County Sheriff Johnny Beauchamp announce a $10,000 reward in hopes it will generate new leads in the cold case. The Robinson family also announced a $5,000 reward for information.

by Jackie Nunnery

CRAWFORDS CORNER—Edward Robinson vividly remembers saying “see you later” as his son, Marcus Robinson, left their Heathsville home on March 9, 2013. But later never came. After more than eight years, his family and law enforcement are still looking for answers in his disappearance and suspected death.

Members of the investigative team, Northumberland County Sheriff Johnny Beauchamp, FBI Special Agent in Charge Stanley Meador, and Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie, on November 3 held a press conference near the spot where the investigation began.

Behind them, a memorial—a simple cross adorned with balloons, a teddy bear and a t-shirt detailing M. Robinson’s disappearance—marked the intersection of Crawfords Corner Road and Butter Road, where just down the narrow dirt road his 2006 white Lincoln Town Car was found engulfed in flames on March 10, 2013, a day after he was last seen.

“Information and evidence gathered there made that disappearance very suspicious…[to-view-more]