Crime of the Week #25

August 6, 2021


A Cold Case
It was just after midnight Thursday, July 26, 2012 when Memphis Police were called to a shooting at 65 East Yates Road. Inside the residence, officers found the bodies of Anthony Conte, 26, and Robert Schmidt, 30. Both men had died of gunshot wounds.

Based on evidence at the scene, the MPD Homicide Bureau’s investigators believe the men were killed during a robbery. After hearing gunshots, witnesses described hearing a vehicle speeding away from the scene.

MPD Cold Case detectives are asking that witnesses call the Cold Case Hotline, 636-2653 and leave a message. An investigator will return the call as soon as possible. Even the smallest bit of information could be crucial to solving this double murder.

Anyone who has heard of any information about this crime and wishes to remain anonymous is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274), or by secure text or email, found at CrimeStoppers has an award of $12,000 available in this case.