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Amber Jackson Murder Case Reopened 13 years later
By News Release @ 2:43 PM :: 2182 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

Amber Jackson Murder Case Reopened 13 years later

Kauai Police and outside agencies working on forensic evidence and DNA testing

News Release from AJJG, July 3, 2023

July 3, 2023 – Thirteen years ago today, Amber Jackson’s body was found, in a remote and inaccessible part of the island, after she was brutally murdered. Amber was reported missing on June 24, 2010.

The Kauai Police Department (KPD) has announced that it has reopened the Amber Jackson murder case.  KPD is working with outside agencies on forensic evidence and DNA testing.   Kauai Prosecuting Attorney Rebecca Like is actively consulting and strategizing with KPD on case developments and forensic testing.

Statement from Matt Alexander, Amber’s nephew:

“We are still grieving our beloved Amber’s senseless and brutal murder and we are not giving up.  We know that someone out there has information that could help solve the case. If you or someone you know has information that could shed light on the murder of Amber Jackson, please come forward.”

We are grateful to the media for keeping the Amber Jackson murder case in the public eye for 13 years, through your online, social media, print and broadcast channels.  More information about Amber, the Amber Jackson murder case, and past media coverage is enclosed in the attached Press Packet.

We request that you please:

  • Contact: Devon Vidinha, Public Information Officer, Kauai Police (808) 241-1922
  • Share the Reward Information and contact info to report leads and tips.
  • Share the Unsolved Mysteries “Hawaiian Homicide” podcast information about the Amber Jackson murder:
  • Urge residents to report any information, leads or tips.

$20,000 reward for information about the case

Amber’s family and friends (AJJG) are offering a $20,000 reward for information regarding the disappearance and death of Amber Jackson that leads to the arrest and conviction of her killer.  Please contact:


KHON: KPD re-opening case of woman found murdered 13 years ago

TGI: Kaua‘i police reopens Amber Jackson murder case

March 2023: Unsolved Mysteries releases ‘Hawaiian Homicide’ podcast

Related post: Family, friends of murdered Kauaʻi woman seek help in cold case

PDF: KPD Blue Chapter 8--Kauai Serial Killer



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