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Reward Increased in Ottawa Co. Home Invasion

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64-year-old Sam Sanders was killed on March 24 64-year-old Sam Sanders was killed on March 24

TULSA, OK -- The family of an Ottawa County man murdered in March of this year has increased a reward of $5,000 to $8,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for his death. 

On March 24, the home of 64-year-old Sam Sanders's invaded by at least two masked gunmen in the early morning hours. 

Sanders was shot and killed by the intruders and other family members inside the home were assaulted. 

8/14/2009 Related story: Clues Sought In Ottawa County Murder Case

Ottawa County Sheriff's Office investigators believe robbery was likely the motive and that the suspects live in the Northwest Missouri or the Northeast Oklahoma area. 

If you have any information about this crime, please call either the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office at 918-542-2806 or the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation hotline at 1-800-522-8017.

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