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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Friday, January 10, 2020
Contact: Corey Ray

ATF Offers Reward in Aiken Double Homicide Investigation

Seeking Public’s Help in the Homicide Investigation of a Mother and Her 1-Year-Old Son

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murders of Mel'Lisha Jackson and her 1-year-old son Elijah Jackson on Dec. 17, 2019.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477), or by email at, or contact ATF through its website at Tips may also be submitted to ATF through the ReportIt ® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting All calls and tips will be kept confidential. 

This violent crime is being investigated by the ATF Regional Anti-Gang Enforcement (RAGE) Unit, a task force comprised of ATF, Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, Aiken Department of Public Safety, North Augusta Department of Public Safety, Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

ATF, along with our law enforcement partners, is committed to ensuring our communities are safe and that those who commit violent crimes such as this are held accountable. For more information about ATF go to




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