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Reward offered in Phoenix elderly couple's murder

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81-year-old William Singer and his 64-year-old wife, Barbara Singer 81-year-old William Singer and his 64-year-old wife, Barbara Singer
William Singer at ATM (Source: Phoenix Police Department) William Singer at ATM (Source: Phoenix Police Department)
Barbara Singer (Source: Phoenix Police Department) Barbara Singer (Source: Phoenix Police Department)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Silent Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for leads in the case of a couple found murdered at their Phoenix home nearly three weeks ago.

On July 2, police found the bodies of 81-year-old William Singer and his 64-year-old wife, Barbara Singer, in their home near 35th Avenue and Bell.

"It's just an awful thing even to contemplate," the couple's son, Bill Singer, said. "No one should have to go through that. I can't imagine the fear, the terror, the not knowing that they experienced as a part of all of this."

A caretaker had arrived at the Singers' home and got no answer. The caretaker called police and they went in and found the husband and wife both dead.

At the time, detectives said they had very little to go on.

Detectives have learned the Singers withdrew money from an ATM at a bank near 3400 W. Bell Rd. the Saturday night before their bodies were discovered. Police said the withdrawals happened separately. The first transaction was made by William Singer just after 10:30 p.m. on June 28. The second transaction happened about 15 minutes later by Barbara Singer.

"These pictures really talk about what they were doing on that Saturday night, maybe the potential could be robbery, but we don't know definitively," Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Steve Martos said.

Investigators are hoping the photos jog the public's memory.

On the same day as the release of the photos, Bill Singer and his family began the process of cleaning his parents' home, following damage from the violent incident.

"We're going through documents, through papers, memorabilia," Bill Singer said. "My parents have lived here since 1979 and they saved everything."

No doubt, it's a process that was painful for Bill's family.

"Recalling some really, really happy, really happy good things," he added. "But it's also heart wrenching."

Police still are not saying specifically how the Singers died. All that officials will say is that their death was "extremely violent." Bill Singer hopes the release of the photos convinces anyone who knows anything to come forward.

"I trust in the goodness of the people of this community and I know that someone has information that will prevent whoever did this from doing it to anyone else," Singer said.

The ATM surveillance photos only show William and Barbara Singer withdrawing money separately. There are no suspects in the photos.

The Phoenix Police Department, along with Silent Witness and Phoenix Fire Department, are handing out flyers in the area of 3500 West Grovers on Tuesday night in hopes of getting leads.

Phoenix police said if you have any information, call the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377).

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

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