Information Sought on Cold Case Investigation in Allen County

Posted on April 28, 2022

Allen County Sheriff’s Office officials are looking for information about a cold case that remains under investigation.

On the evening of October 19, 2021, at approximately 8:36 PM, the Allen County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a home on Edgewood Drive in Lima for a female who suffered from a gunshot wound.  

The female, later identified as Ja-Kia Battles, was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries.  The Allen County Sheriff’s Office is seeking any information regarding this incident.

The Lima/Allen-Putman County Crime Stoppers Program is offering a cash award of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides anonymous tip information that would lead to the arrest of anyone involved in the incident.  

To provide the information, call Crime Stoppers at (419) 229-STOP, that’s 419-229-7867.

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