Crime Stoppers February 23: Police working to make sure cold case doesn't get colder

Jeffrey Wormley

Police don't want a 2010 homicide case to get any colder. It was February 10th when Jeffrey Wormley was shot and killed, but his killer is still out there. Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper has details on how you can help.

"I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper.{}{}Whoever killed Jeffrey Wormley still hasn't paid for the crime, but there's no reason it should stay that way. Now that some time has passed, we hope someone feels comfortable coming forward give us clues.{}This is what you need to know to help. It was Wednesday, February 10th, 2010. Officers were called to the 3400 block of Willard Avenue Southwest. Wormley was lying on his back just inside the front door of the residence and had been shot in the head. A neighbor who sometimes hired him to perform yard work found him.

The night before, a witness heard several gunshots and also saw a man walk down Wormley's front steps to Wilson Road. Detectives believe Wormley knew his killer.

People in the neighborhood talk. People who knew victims of a homicide talk. Now you need to talk to us.

You owe it to say something, and when you call Crime Stoppers remember that we won't use caller id. We won't record the phone call, and Crime Stoppers cannot call you to court to testify.

You're protected by staying anonymous, and there's a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest. So think back to what happened and what you've heard and make the right call.

With Crime Stoppers, I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper."

You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.

Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES." Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to click on the "submit an online tip" link.

No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous. Each tipster receives a private code number. If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.

Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court.

Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40. Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.