PCSO Julia James’ murder Crimestoppers offer £10,000 reward for information amid fears killer will strike again

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Independent charity Crimestoppers has launched an appeal for anonymous information in the hunt for the person responsible for Julia James’s murder they have put up a reward.

They are offering a reward of up to £10,000 for anonymous information that leads to a conviction.

The body of the Police Community Support Officer Julie James was found close to her home near Akholt Wood in the Aylesham Road area of Snowdown, just before 4pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021. 

She had been walking her dog and was not in uniform at the time of her murder Police have said. The Dog has been tested for DNA. Police have said that they will not be drawn.


Julia’s life has mercilessly been taken away. If you know who was involved, please remember our charity’s unique service guaranteeing your anonymity is here for you. Crimestoppers has been taking crime information since our charity began in the late 1980s. Every day over a thousand people contact us online and over the phone.

Mick Duthie, Director of Operations at the charity Crimestoppers