MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It’s been over a year, and those responsible for the deaths of 6-year-old Ashlynn Luckett and 16-year-old LeQuan Boyd are still out there.
According to Memphis Police, Luckett and Boyd were shot while inside their home on January 21, 2020, in the 6800 block of Kirby Mills Cove in Hickory Hill.
A family spokesperson confirmed to FOX13 that Luckett and Boyd were niece and uncle.
With time passing by and no arrests made, MPD and the FBI want the public’s help.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrests of whoever is responsible.
The shooting deaths of Luckett and Boyd happened at the beginning of what was a deadly year in Memphis.
Of the 332 homicides in 2020, 38 involved children.
The loss of Luckett and Boyd hit the Collierville community greatly.
Luckett was a first-grader at Sycamore Elementary, while Boyd was a sophomore at Collierville High.
The story led Shelby County Sherriff Floyd Bonner Jr. and Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland to make public comments supporting the family and asking the community for help in solving these homicides.
If you have any information on this shooting, call the homicide unit, contact Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH, or submit a tip at crimestopmem.org.
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