The victim was last seen by his wife (Cynthia Welty) and son-in-law (Jay Bass) on the night of Christmas Eve at approximately 2000 hours. The victim and Jay Bass got into an argument that turned physical. Foul play is suspected.
The victim was found tied up and shot in the chest and head inside his business, Stirling Pawn, at the above location. His vehicle, a 1986 black Chevrolet Camaro, was missing from the business parking lot and was later found in the 6800 Block of Stirling Road. Robbery was suspected.