- Posted May 19, 2014 by
Paris, Texas Community Members: YOU Must Take A Stand
According to information from www.usa.com the murder rate in Paris was nearly three times higher than either the State or National averages as of 2012. Though cause of death has not been determined at this time, just today it was reported that the body of an 18 year old reported missing earlier this week has been found and autopsy results are pending.
At this time there are 10 known unsolved homicides in Paris, including a quadruple murder last year and most recently the murder of Troy Gray, Jr.
Troy Gray, Jr., just 29 years old, went missing on April 11th. His vehicle was located shortly after, set afire, by Sheriff’s Deputies on a county road. It has been confirmed that Mr. Gray was located deceased in Red River County and the case is being investigated as a homicide. Troy's family has been working with Private Investigator Chuck Foreman of CFSI International, LLC since shortly after he went missing.
Mr. Foreman says "Paris has some of the best hearted people out there as residents and that was reflected in the show of support by volunteers who came out in efforts of locating Troy. Unfortunately, Paris seems to have a larger problem with the number of open homicide cases and the repeat situation of murders that happen in Paris with no one coming forward. We will continue to work Troy's case until answers are found and hopefully that will spark people to come forward with information to help the town of Paris change their statistics."
Mr. Foreman highlights that it is crucial for residents of Paris to come forward, take responsibility in helping to make Paris a safer place to live and give closure to not only Troy's family but the families of all those who have been left hoping for justice in the deaths of their loved ones.
Anyone with information concerning the murder of Troy Gray, Jr. are urged to contact Mr. Foreman directly at 512-644-9856.