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Reward in Caitlyn Kaufman Murder Case Grows to $15,000+



The reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Nashville nurse Caitlyn Kaufman now stands at $15,000.

A second local resident, who wants to remain publicly anonymous, today posted a $5,000 reward for information resulting in the arrest and indictment of the individual(s) involved in Caitlyn’s homicide. On Tuesday, another local resident who wants to remain publicly anonymous posted a $10,000 reward.

Caitlyn, 26, was fatally shot between 6:05 and 6:10 p.m. last Thursday night as she traveled on I-440 west between the Hillsboro Pike and West End Avenue exits. She was on her way to work at St. Thomas West hospital when she was killed.

A team of homicide detectives and other police department experts continue to pursue leads in the case, including those that have been generated through the 57 Crime Stoppers tips received as of 10 a.m. today.

Anyone with information on the murder of Caitlyn Kaufman is asked to telephone Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463, send an on-line submission on the web through, or send a tip through a direct link at

The private rewards being offered are in addition to the Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000.


Caitlyn Kaufman, 26
Caitlyn Kaufman, 26