INCREASED REWARD OFFERED
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 $3,000, for a total reward of $8,000.
The person providing the information can/will remain anonymous. All tips must be submitted through Crime Stoppers.
Please call Hernando County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip via the internet at http://www.hernandocountycrimestoppers.com .
Hernando County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking assistance from the public to help solve a homicide that occurred in 2018.
During the early morning hours of Oct. 16, 2018, Spring Hill resident Alek Smith, W/M DOB/02-27-1996, was the victim of homicidal violence during a home invasion at his residence on Legend Street in Spring Hill.
Detectives have worked tirelessly on this case for the last 24 months, but they still need your help! Even the smallest piece of information may be useful.
Anyone who has information about possible suspects, in this case, is asked to call Detective David Kortman at 352-754-6830, or to remain anonymous, call Hernando County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-8477.