Reward boosted in search for suspect in girlfriend killing

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The cash reward for information in the search for the suspect in the killing of a Vermont woman has been increased.

The U.S. Marshals Service announced Monday that it is offering up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest of 37-year-old Leroy Headley.

Headley is wanted on a second-degree murder charge in the May 3, 2018, shooting death of his 33-year-old partner, Anako “Annette” Lumumba (Ah-NAH-ko Ah-NET luh-MUHM-bah) in South Burlington.

The Marshals Service says it is believed he is living under an assumed name and may have shaved his head or changed appearance. Authorities say he has ties to Jamaica, where he is originally from, and across the U.S. and Canada.

Headley’s car was found on May 18, 2018, in Albany, New York.

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Information from: The Burlington Free Press, http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com

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