Reward Offered: Cold Case Homicide (NYSCS Case #2022-104)

Cash reward up to $2,500 for information that directly leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the following 2004 homicide.

Murder victim Yvonne Torch, who was killed at His and Hers Salon in Newburgh on June 9, 2004.

On Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at approximately 10:48 a.m., Yvonne Torch was brutally beaten and murdered at her place of business. Torch was the owner and operator of His and Hers Salon located on SR-9W in the Town of Newburgh.  She was 31-years old and a loving mother and wife. 

Law enforcement officers from the New York State Police, Town of Newburgh Police Department, and Orange County District Attorney’s Office worked on this case from its onset.  Hundreds of leads were developed and investigated; however, her assailant was never identified.

New advancements in science and technology have breathed new life into the case, and the case was covered by Dateline late last month.

Any information, however insignificant it may seem, could help. Please call the NYS Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-313-TIPS (8477).