Crimestoppers offer £10k reward in exchange for Julia James’ killer

A £10,000 reward has been offered in exchange for information on Julia James’ killer. 

Mike Duthie, Crimestoppers director of operations has announced the appeal to find more information on the murder of Julia James. 

After the discovery of the 53-year-old PCSO’s body in Akholt Wood, Snowdown, police received more than 700 pieces of information from locals. 

Mr Duthie has urged anyone with information to come forward;  “Julia’s life has mercilessly been taken away. If you know who was involved, please remember our charity’s unique service guaranteeing your anonymity is here for you. 

“Crimestoppers has been taking crime information since our charity began in the late 1980s. Every day over a thousand people contact us online and over the phone.”

The mother-of-two was walking her dog, Toby, in Akhold Wood near her home at approximately 4pm on April 27 when she was killed. 

Kent police released a photograph of what they believed Julia was wearing on the day she was murdered – this included; a light blue coat, dark blue jeans and bluck Muck boots

A postmortem on April 29 revealed that she died from ‘very significant head injuries’ caused ‘blunt force trauma’. 

If you have any information on who was responsible for Julia James’ murder, please contact the Crimestoppers anonymously on freephone: 0800 555 111 or on their untraceable anonymous online form.