On April 8, 1999, Kevin Hopgood went to pick up a fare at the Hickory Hills apartments. he caller claimed to be named Darryl. Hopgood picked up the passenger.
Hopgood was later found dead at The Palms of Magnolia apartments
Rhonda Scott of the Tallahassee Police Department said on August 9, 1999, “He had blood on his shirt and in his lap. He was sitting slumped in his cab."
Over the years, fellow cabbies have come together to remember Hopgood, robbed of $9.35 that night.
John Kelly, Hopgood's friend, said, "He was an aware kind of guy. It took me by surprise because he was street savvy."
Kevin Hopgood's killer has remained elusive. If you have information that could help solve this cold case murder, call Crime Stoppers at 850-891-HELP.