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Crime Stoppers: 2003 Murder

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By Amy Morrow
Eyewitness News Anchor

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Police are asking for help in trying to solve a murder that happened seven years ago.

Police believe someone knows what happened to Dallas Nelson.

Larry Nelson says the same, he says several people were involved in his son's murder and he hopes someone will come forward.

Dallas Nelson was ambushed on Halloween night 2003. The 23 year old was giving a co-worker a ride home. That is when, Larry Nelson says his son was shot several times as he was driving away. Dallas Nelson was found the next day, his body was near a dumpster on Cain Avenue at West 44th.

Larry Nelson is hopeful that opening this cold case will bring justice to his son.

"He said with today's technology he was hopeful....that he had some evidence these people need to be nervous... He gave me hope for the first time in a long time," says Larry Nelson of the detective assigned to the case. "I hope someone will be kind hearted enough to say let's help Dallas out...To give him some justice."

If you have any information in this case phone in your tip to 698-3333. You could get a cash reward and as always, it's a confidential call.

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