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Family raises money for quadruple murder suspect's reward

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PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

Three months after a quadruple murder on Harding Street in Petersburg, family members are fighting to help catch the person of interest.

Relatives gave a block party in an effort to help U.S. Marshall's capture Alexander Hill.

With frustration in his voice and determination in his heart, Ronell Washington vowed to seek justice for his aunt and cousins--all victims of a quadruple murder on Harding Street.

"We will not let this become another cold case," Ronell Washington said.

Police say Alexander Hill is a person of interest in these murders.

U.S. Marshalls have released a surveillance video of Hill, who was spotted in North Carolina on Easter Sunday, just 24 hours after the murders. Hill has not been seen or heard from since April.

"We had four innocent people tragically killed and the frustration is growing and we felt the need to do something about it," Washington said.

Donations for a reward fund started rolling in around 11 a.m. Saturday.

With the help of city leaders and their church, the Washington, Chavis, and Wilkins families shut down Harding Street and gathered at the charred home that was once filled with so much life.

Money was raised through food sales, car washes, and personalized buttons with each of the victims' picture.

Councilman W. Howard Myers is hoping that this effort will be more than a fundraiser. He hopes it will be a catalyst for change in the community.

"We need to step up to the plate as a community. We need to fight all of these issues that have come about," Councilman W. Howard Myers said.

Ronell and his family are hoping that raising money to increase the five thousand dollar reward for information on Hill will help drum up tips to find him.

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