AUGUSTA, Kan. (KAKE) – A $5,000 Governor's Reward is being offered for anyone that provides information that can lead to the arrest of who was responsible for the death of a 93-year-old woman last fall.

Joanne Johnson was found dead by a family member inside her Augusta home on September 3, 2023. Authorities believe she was killed between that Saturday evening, September 2, and Sunday evening, September 3.

In addition to the aforementioned Governor's Reward, Johnson's family has offered to match it, increasing the total reward to $10,000.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME, or Augusta Crime Stoppers at 316-775-0055. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at, or through the P3 TIPS App on the Augusta Crime Stoppers Facebook page.

The investigation is ongoing.