He Was Gunned Down in His Garage With ‘no Clear Motive.' Plano Police Appeal to Public for Help

PLANO -- Not a day goes by without Cindy Collinvitti asking who killed her husband. Chris Collinvitti spent that Tuesday in November like any other day. He went to work, he went out to eat, he got gas and he picked up his cat, Jake, from the vet. He'd been texting with his wife, who was out of town with family. Shortly before 9 p.m. he drove to the post office to mail bills. He returned home nine minutes later, pulling his 2016 ToyotaTacoma into the garage next to his wife's car.He was shot multiple times as he got out of his truck. Neighbors who heard the gunshots called 911. Collinvitti was dead by the time police found him. Plano Police Detective Aaron Benzick said leads have dried up. He needs the public's help in solving the case. "Somebody knows something," Benzick said Monday on the six-month anniversary of the shooting. "At this point, there's no clear motive. For all intents and purposes, he should not be dead." A Crime Stoppers reward of up to $28,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect in Collinvitti's homicide. Friends and family have been sending in donations to increase the reward in hopes of getting answers. The most recent donation, a $1,000 check, arrived Monday as Benzick briefed the media on the case. Surveillance video near the crime scene shows headlights from a vehicle slowly approaching near the alley entrance on Ashcroft Lane. Neighbors say they saw multiple people running down the alley and get into the car. The headlights go off but the car's parking lights remain on as it drives away. That's when the vehicle appears briefly on a neighbor's surveillance video.   Continue reading...

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