Unsolved Murder of Jackson Jones 1992



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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit continue to look for leads on the twenty-one year anniversary of the unsolved murder of Jackson Jones.

On April 27, 1992 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Mr. Jones, a Yellow Cab taxi driver, was dispatched for a fare in the 4500 block of 60th Street in the El Cerrito community of San Diego, California. Approximately 30 minutes later, a citizen notified police of a driver of a taxi cab slumped over the steering wheel of his cab in the 4100 block of Colts Way, which is approximately .8 miles from the location where Mr. Jones was dispatched. Officers responded to this location and found Mr. Jones deceased having been shot in the head. It is believed Mr. Jones was shot during a robbery.

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person/persons responsible for this crime is asked to call SDPD homicide at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.

Media inquiries should be directed to:

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Ernie Herbert at 619-531-2275.
  • Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Jim Johnson at 619-531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at 619-531-1547.

For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous.  The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion.  The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000.  Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.