August 25, 1996 in City

17-Year-Old Girl Wanted For Murder

From Staff And Wire Reports

Secret Witness is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of a 17-year-old Spokane girl wanted for murder.

Emily Rose Welk is a suspect in the Aug. 12 killing of Richard Perez. He was found dying from a bullet wound on a sidewalk outside an apartment on East First.

A warrant was issued for Welk, who will be tried as an adult. Welk, who changes her appearance by using makeup and different hairstyles, has a long history with police and should be considered dangerous.

She is white, 5-feet-3 inches tall, 115 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes.

A cash reward is being offered for information that leads to her arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call Secret Witness at 327-5111.

Secret Witness is a citizen organization not affiliated with law enforcement. Callers are urged to use a code name or number for future contact about a reward.

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