The man who found Katelyn Markham's remains, Andy Hicks, will receive $5,000 from Jeff Ruby
WCPO Digital Staff
11:21 PM, Apr 12, 2013
11:36 PM, Apr 12, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Ohio - The man who found the remains of a missing Fairfield woman will get a reward.
Local restaurant owner Jeff Ruby plans to pay Andy Hicks $5,000 for finding Katelyn Markham's remains.
Ruby told 9 On Your Side Friday evening that he felt badly after learning Hicks found the skeletal remains Sunday while looking for scrap metal near Big Cedar Creek in Franklin County, Ind.
He also said if the discovery leads to an arrest, he'll pay Hicks another $20,000.
When Markham disappeared in 2011, Ruby promised the reward in the hopes it would lead to information about the missing woman.
This isn't the first case where Ruby has offered cash for clues in murder cases. He has offered money for information in several other murder cases, including the 1994 murder of Darren Thall, his ex-wife's brother.