Update: There is now a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest for this case.
The Dunwoody Police Department is reaching out to the community and family for any information regarding the homicide of long-time Dunwoody residents Dorothy and Roger Abbott two years ago.
On July 1, 2010, the DeKalb County Fire Department responded to a call from a neighbor who noticed smoke coming from the home of the Abbotts on Peeler Road. While extinguishing the flames firefighters discovered both victims in the residence. The Dunwoody Police was notified, as it was clear that both Dorothy and Roger had been murdered prior to the fire.
This case is still active. The police department is requesting the public’s assistance in bringing focus to the crime and helping to bring the killer(s) to justice.
Contact Sgt. Gary Cortellino at 678-382-6908 or gary.cortellino@dunwoodyga. gov with any information regarding this case.
Anonymous tips may also be left via dunwoodypolice. com, crimestoppersatlanta. org, or text via TIPSOFT program, crimereports.com. These methods are confidential, encrypted, and completely anonymous.
Visit the online edition of the story to view the video created by the police department about this homicide.