Private donations have increased the reward in the murder of a Saline County woman.
Carrie Pruter, a crime analyst with the Salina Police Department, tells The Salina Post that donations directed to the reward fund in the murder of Lori Heimer near Assaria, have increased the total amount to about $5,000. This includes $1,000 from Crime Stoppers of Salina/Saline County.
Heimer was found brutally murdered in her home at 10525 S. Hopkins Road near Assaria on June 25th, where she maintained a dog breeding business called “Lori’s Poodle Patch”. She sold a variety of dogs including poodles, teacup poodles, toy poodles, yorkiepoos, and golden doodles, and investigators are wanting to speak to anyone that had contact or a business appointment with Heimer between June 20th and June 25th.
Authorities ask that anyone with information pertaining to Heimer’s murder to contact the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, 24 hours a day, at 1-800-KSCRIME or the Saline County Sheriff’s Office at 785-826-6500 during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.