FBI increases bounty for murder of 13-year-old Indiana girl in 2005


The FBI has released information leading to a conviction in the murder of Alexandra “Alex” Anaya, 13, who was found chained and weighed against a concrete block in the Little Calumet River in August 2005. announced an increase in bounty to $20,000. .

Anaya disappeared from her home in Hammond, Indiana on August 13, 2005 and was found in a river three days later.

Her mother, Sandra Anaya, told the Post Tribune in 2019, years after her daughter was murdered without anyone being charged. The reward at that time was 100,000 yen.

On Thursday, the FBI announced it had increased the bounty it offers. The announcement was made on Missing Children’s Day.

Anyone with information can leave anonymous information at 800-CALL-FBI or


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Written by Natalia Chi

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