HELP SOLVE A CRIME
up to $40,000 Dollar
4 Murders in
In November of 1996, Retired rancher
Will Stepenpohl, 86, his daughter Bernice Schiller, 62, his son-in-law Aldon
Schiller, 67, and neighbor Ray Paine, 81, were found shot to death in
Stepenpohl's trailer about 15 miles northeast of Bellville.
The crime, the bloodiest in recent Austin County history, has left the community
stunned. The four were found apparently shot to death with a rifle or shotgun as
they apparently huddled for safety in a back room.
Anyone with any
information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person
responsible for these senseless crimes, is asked to please call the Crime
Stoppers number. You will remain anonymous, and will be eligible for the
reward, if the information leads to solving the crime.