Photo of antheral   who JSO says whitethorn  person  accusation  astir  a Riverside murder.

Photo of antheral who JSO says whitethorn person accusation astir a Riverside murder. (Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A $9,000 reward is being offered for accusation successful the killing of a Riverside pistillate who was an active-duty U.S. Coast Guard member, and present it appears that Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office investigators whitethorn person a lead.

JSO released an representation Thursday of a antheral it believes whitethorn person accusation astir the investigation. JSO said the antheral is not considered a fishy successful the murder, but investigators are attempting to place him to talk to him astir the case. JSO said helium tends to bent astir the Riverside area, JSO said.

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Neighbors confirmed to News4Jax this week that the pistillate who died successful the shooting was 27-year-old Caroline Schollaert, who friends said was assigned to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON), which is simply a specialized portion of the Coast Guard that handles cause interdictions.


The fishy successful the execution was captured connected country surveillance video anterior to the shooting.

A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said 911 dispatchers received a telephone from Schollaert connected Tuesday arsenic she was trying to face a car burglar extracurricular her Myra Street home. During the confrontation, portion she was inactive connected the telephone with the dispatcher, the burglar fired a azygous gunshot and past ran off, constabulary said. When archetypal responders arrived astir 5:40 a.m., they recovered the pistillate lying unconscious successful her driveway. She was rushed to the infirmary but died from her injuries, constabulary said.

An enhanced reward is being offered for accusation successful the murder. Along with a $4,000 reward from First Coast Crime Stoppers, the F.O.P. Foundation is besides offering an further $5,000.

#JSO seeks accusation connected pictured taxable and conveyance on with its driver. Investigators judge they whitethorn person accusation into a execution that occurred yesterday successful the 2700 artifact of Myra Street. Call 904-630-0500 oregon 866-845-TIPS for enhanced reward.

— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) August 4, 2021

Anyone who has immoderate accusation successful respect to the individuality of the fishy progressive oregon accusation connected the antheral successful the photograph, is asked to interaction the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office astatine 904-630-0500 oregon email To stay anonymous and person a imaginable reward up to $9,000 interaction Crime Stoppers astatine 1-866-845-TIPS.

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