Homicide of Sadie Mae Rogers

Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Sadie Mae ROGERS

DOB: 04/03/1901

The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is offering rewards of up to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Sadie Mae ROGERS.

Sadie Rogers was 80 years old in 1981 and lived alone in her home located at 112 Cordova Street, Amherst, Nova Scotia. ROGERS, who was never married and had worked for most of her life as a housekeeper, was well known in her neighbourhood and was last seen alive on Saturday evening, September 26, 1981.

Nearly a week later, neighbours were becoming concerned that they had not seen any activity at ROGERS’ residence. The Amherst Police Department was contacted on Friday, October 2, 1981, and discovered her body inside the residence, the victim of a homicide. Mail delivered to her residence on Monday, September 28, 1981, had never been retrieved from her mailbox.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Sadie Mae ROGERS should call the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program at 1-888-710-9090.

The reward is payable in Canadian funds and will be apportioned as deemed just by the Minister of Justice for the Province of Nova Scotia. Employees of law enforcement and correctional agencies are not eligible to collect this reward.