Reward tops $25,000 in Taylor cash advance store murder

Reward tops $25,000 in Taylor cash advance store murder

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Chelsea Small, 30 Chelsea Small, 30
TAYLOR, Mich. (WJBK) -

More than $25,000 in reward money is being offered for information leading to an arrest of the person who killed a cash advance store employee in Taylor.

Advance America officials made the announcement Friday, three days after police discovered the body of 30-year-old Chelsea Small while responding to a holdup alarm at the business on Telegraph Road

Police say Small was shot multiple times and cash was missing.

Crime Stoppers is also offering $2,500 in reward money.

Small leaves behind a 5-year-old son and an 8-year-old daughter. Small's mother, Debi Kamin, says Small was working full time while going to school to be a physical therapist assistant.

Police on Thursday released surveillance images of the man suspected of robbing the business and shooting Small. You can see those images in the photo gallery above.

If you have any information about the incident contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP (1-800-773-2589). You will remain anonymous.

A vigil will take place Friday at the Advance America store at 9 p.m. The business is located at 8229 Telegraph Road in Taylor.

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