Tips flood in after TV segment on homicide

North Augusta Public Safety Sgt. Tim Thornton returned home from Washington,  on  Sunday after a busy evening monitoring tips that came in after America’s Most Wanted ran a segment on an unsolved 2005 homicide.

Angeline Hartmann,  the  correspondent on the story, said the call center “was very, very busy and Sgt. Thornton received many tips on the case, from all over the country.”

The show’s segment featured a re-enactment of a gunman’s rampage that started at the Burger King drive-through and continued at the nearby Huddle House, where he wounded the Rev. Earl Carter and killed Bill Powell.

Tips can be e-mailed to the show via amw.com, or viewers can call  (800) CRIME-TV. 

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