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Mike Locklsey makes plea for information on son's death

Washington

Maryland football head coach Mike Locksley and his family were given tragic news three years ago to date, when his then-25-year-old son, Meiko, was fatally killed by gunshot on Sept. 3, 2017.

Three years later, Locksley and Howard County police have made a plea worth $20,000 regarding information on his son's death. 

Locksley has additionally raised $40,000 through private donations in exchange for information about Meiko's killing. The $20,000 plea from police was been doubled from an original $10,000 reward.

"We hope as a family that anyone that's listening, who may have information, that you come forward and help bring closure to our family," Mike Locksley said, via ESPN. 

Locksley, who took over as the Terrapins head coach in December of 2018, was the offensive coordinator at the University of Alabama at the time of his son's death.

"Three years ago today, we received a knock on our door down in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that would forever change our world, our family's lives," Locksley said. "We were left that night feeling numb and hurt. That night, we joined a group of people who have buried their children, a fraternity no one wants to be a part of."

No arrests have been made, nor have local police been able to find a clear motive regarding the shooting.