Derrick Jackson and James Edwards. Vernon, Texas.

Derrick 'Lump' Jackson

James 'Lil James' Edwards

Texas Department of Public Safety

RACE: Black
SEX: Male
CITY: Vernon
COUNTY: Wilbarger
SUSPECTS: Black Male

On Sunday, 09-23-1990, during the early morning hours, an intruder entered an apartment in Vernon, Texas. The intruder shot the mother and her two sons, 12-year-old Derrick Jackson, and 14-year-old James Edwards. Derrick and James died from the gunshot wounds. The mother, who fought with the intruder, was shot several times and survived. The intruder fled on foot.

Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible for this crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

Information on this case may also be submitted in the following manner: Submit a Tip Online thru the Texas Rangers’ Cold Case website

Contact us by telephone at 1-800-346-3243. Your information will be forwarded to the Texas Ranger assigned to this case.

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