Reward offered in 5-year-old murder of Marcel Sims - Chicago News and Weather | FOX 32 News

Reward offered in 5-year-old murder of Marcel Sims

Posted: Updated:
Marcel Sims Marcel Sims
DETROIT (WJBK) -

Nina Wilson still cries for the son she lost to senseless violence. 15-year-old Marcel Sims was a sophomore at Mumford High that liked to box and wanted to go to college.

"I miss my baby so much. He had so much to live for. He had so many plans. You guys don't know how much you took away from me," Wilson said.

She last saw her son alive the evening of July 18, 2008 when he asked if he could go out with his friends. She said yes.

Sims and his friend went to a party at the American Serbian Memorial Hall on Van Dyke near Outer Drive. Sensing a bad situation, they tried to leave. Both were shot, and Sims was killed.

Sims' family said that there were around 100 kids there that night. Someone saw something. They are hoping that now five years later someone will come forward.

"It's not fair that we don't even know why or how or who did it. At least let us have that," said Jaz-Mine Cymone, Sims' sister.

Information leading to an arrest is worth $2,500. You can remain antonymous.

"When someone calls our call center, they become a tip number. No one ever knows their name," said Crime Stoppers of Michigan President John Broad.

"Please, please, please ... speak up," Wilson said. "Come forward."

You can report a tip by calling 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

  • Amy LangeMore from Amy LangeMore>>

  • New lawyer comes aboard in Bashara case

    New lawyer comes aboard in Bashara case

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:33:50 GMT
    A man charged with arranging the murder of his wife at their suburban Detroit home has a new lawyer.
    A man charged with arranging the murder of his wife at their suburban Detroit home has a new lawyer.
  • Mary Barra speaks with industry insiders ahead of NY auto show

    Mary Barra speaks with industry insiders ahead of NY auto show

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:39:46 GMT
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra spoke with industry insiders this week ahead of the auto show in New York.
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra spoke with industry insiders this week ahead of the auto show in New York.
  • Utash talking more, confused after awaking from coma

    Utash talking more, confused after awaking from coma

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:17:50 GMT
    Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, continues his lengthy recovery after waking from a coma on Friday. Utash had been in a medically induced coma for days following the April 2 incident on Detroit's east side.His son, Joseph Utash, tells FOX 2's Amy Lange his father has moments of clarity, along with moments of confusion. Joseph says his father is confused about where he works, among other things...
    Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, continues his lengthy recovery after waking from a coma on Friday. Utash had been in a medically induced coma for days following the April 2 incident on Detroit's east side.His son, Joseph Utash, tells FOX 2's Amy Lange his father has moments of clarity, along with moments of confusion. Joseph says his father is confused about where he works, among other things...
Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices