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Sisters of Kansas dog expert increase reward

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- The sisters of a prominent dog show expert are increasing the reward for information leading to the arrest of his killers.

Police announced Tuesday that two sisters of 69-year-old Peter Belmont Jr. have added $4,050 to the fund, bringing the reward to a total of $5,050.

Belmont was found dead in his bedroom in Kansas City, Kan., bedroom in December.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/159uNNw ) Belmont was known internationally on the dog show circuit for his breeding of Afghan hounds under the kennel name of Elmo.

Belmont taught art at all educational levels before retiring from Wyandotte County schools.