Memphis Police "Crime of the Week"



Gus Crittle
  • Gus Crittle

At 8:24 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Memphis Police responded to a wounding call at 8158 Forrest Park North. The victim, 28-year-old Gus Crittle, was lying on the sidewalk and he was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead after an ambulance arrived on the scene.

The case has been referred to the MPD's homicide bureau, and they're still seeking Crittle's killer. Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH. All tips are anonymous. Tips leading to an arrest may be eligible for up to $1,000.

Tips may also be submitted here or by texting AWARD to 274637 (CRIMES).

According to an obituary in the South Reporter, Crittle, a native of Holly Springs, Mississippi, was an HVAC technician with the Trinity Lakes Apartment Complex in Memphis. He left behind a wife and four children.

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