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DPS offering reward for 1984 murder of a girl found in Meridian

(Source: Texas Department of Public Safety) (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety)
CENTRAL TEXAS (KXXV) -

The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a reward of up to $6,000 to help solve a 1984 murder of a girl from Corpus Christi.

On April 13, 1984, 13-year-old Helen Kilgore was reported missing from Corpus Christi. Days later, her body was discovered on the side of a rural road in Central Texas of Meridian, which is more than 200 miles away from her home. 

Kilgore was shot to death and her remains were found in wrapped in a heavy blanket. 

At the time of her death, Kilgore was enrolled in middle school.

To be eligible for the cash reward , tipsters must provide information to authorities by calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-8477.

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