June 28, 2013
The San Angelo Police Department’s Cold Case Section is seeking information regarding the 2009 murder of Randy Lee Cave.
On January 15, 2009, Randy Lee Cave was found dead inside his home in the 2200 block of Waco Street in San Angelo, Texas. The investigation revealed Cave died of a single gunshot wound. Police found no signs of forced entry or a struggle.
Investigators believe Cave may have been murdered by someone who knew him.
Cave, 55 years-old at the time of his death, was the owner of Tennis Auction Co. located in San Angelo. He was well-known throughout the community as being a generous man who ran the local youth bowling association.
The last time Cave was seen in public was on January 14, 2009, at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the Stadium Lanes Bowling Center in San Angelo. It is believed that prior to arriving at Stadium Lanes, Cave made a couple of stops to take care of personal business. Subsequent investigation indicates that Cave stayed at Stadium Lanes for a brief time visiting with friends and patrons before departing for his residence on Waco Street. It is believed that Cave may have made a couple of personal stops after departing Stadium Lanes on his way home. Law enforcement is seeking information regarding any contact that persons may have had with Cave or sightings of Cave on the afternoon and continuing into the evening hours of January 14, 2009. If anyone saw Cave driving around, stopping at businesses or residences, had contact with him, or saw activity at or around his home on Waco Street during this time frame, please notify law enforcement immediately.
How you can help: If you have any information about this case please contact SAPD Cold Case Detective Jim Coleman at (325) 657-4532 or 277-4503 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . To remain anonymous, call the SAPD 24 Tip hotline at 855-TIPS-247. You can also text your tips- text TIP SAPD plus your tip to 888777. You can submit tips online at: http://local.nixle.com/tip/san-angelo-police-department.
To report your tip through Crime Stoppers call 325-658-HELP or visit: http://www.sanangelocrimestoppers.com/
Tips received through Crime Stoppers of San Angelo may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the information received leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) involved. An additional reward of up to $1,000 is also available from private donations.