Family pleading for help to solve the murder of their loved one

An emotional plea to help solve the murder of a Mt. Morris Township man is shining light on the importance of the public coming forward to work with police.

"He didn't deserve this. Nobody does," said Jennifer Pavlow, Lance's wife.

Months after 42-year-old Lance Pavlow was killed his family, and police still don't know who pulled the trigger that night.

"It's ridiculous. Somebody needs to come forward and make our streets safer," said Pamela St. Croix, Lance's mother-in-law.

Mt. Morris Police say Lance was murdered as he was leaving the Beecher Beer and Wine Store on Saginaw Street. It happened in the early morning hours of December 2.

Crimestoppers is now offering up more money to help give the family closure.

"One day my daughter is going to have questions. And I really need to give her the answers that she deserves to have," said Pavlow.

As the family pleads for someone to come forward, through Crimestoppers' anonymous tip line, a family friend has a message for the person who killed Lance.

"You took away a father, a husband, a good friend, and we miss him dearly," said Twyla Day, family friend.

Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for a tip that leads to an arrest in the case. If they receive a tip before midnight March 7 that leads to an arrest, the anonymous caller will get an additional


The number to call is 1-800-SPEAK-UP.