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Reward increased to $11,000 in Port City Liquor murder

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Monday, June 25, 2012

North Charleston, SC – The family of Matthew Renken and Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry are teaming up to offer an $11,000 reward for information regarding the murder of Matthew Renken.

Matthew Renken was found dead at Port City Liquors on Dorchester Road on April 23. Investigators believe the shooting happened between 10 p.m. Apr. 22 and 1 a.m., Apr. 23.

Authorities say Renken, found lying next to a handgun on the floor of the store, was missing his gold Rolex watch, described as "very valuable." Authorities do not believe any money was taken from the store after Renken was shot.

The reward is offered to any person who plays a significant role in providing information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest in this murder.

The family of is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrests of persons involved in this crime in addition to the normal Crime Stoppers reward of $1,000.

The public is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers if they, or someone they know, have any information regarding this murder, or of any other crimes, by phone at 554-1111 or 1-888-CRIME-SC (1-888-274-6372), or on the web at
If you, or someone you know, have any information regarding any crime, you are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers. You could earn a reward up to $1,000.

Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 554-1111, toll free at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or online at Texters can send anonymous tips to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with "TIPCSL". Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg&Data Rates May Apply.


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