Decision details

PCC DN - Reward for Operation Helix

Decision Maker: Director for Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire, GM Deputy Mayor, Treasurer GMCA

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Operation Helix relates to the ongoing investigation into the death of a young male a that occurred in June 2014 following assault.

As the 10-year memorial nears, it is anticipated that an appeal for information, supported by a reward of £50,000, will encourage the public to share intelligence leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) of this crime.

It is felt that £50,000 will act as a strong incentive for someone to come forward with a name of the person responsible.


£50,000 be made available as a reward for information leading to the successful conviction of suspects in respect of GMPs Operation Helix.

Publication date: 09/05/2024

Date of decision: 26/03/2024