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$5K reward offered for information about murder of Union County man

The governor's office is offering a reward for information tied to the murder of Joshua Tramaine Allen at the start of 2021.
Credit: Union County S.O.
Joshua Tramaine Allen

RALEIGH, N.C. — The office of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper is offering a reward for information as a Union County murder investigation continues.

Cooper's office is adding in a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the murder of 33-year-old Joshua Tramaine Allen. Allen went missing from Marshville on Jan. 23, 2021, and was found dead in Wingate on Feb. 9.

Local authorities had been following up tips on Allen's whereabouts since he went missing, including the Union County Sheriff's Office, Marshville Police Department, and Monroe Police Department

Anyone who has information on this investigation is asked to call UCSO at 704-283-3789, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation at 919-662-4500, or leave tips with Union County Crime Stoppers at 704-283-5600

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