FBI increases reward for information on 2014 Valentine’s Day homicide

New Mexico

On the fifth anniversary of a homicide, the FBI has increased the reward in the case in hopes it leads to an arrest.

Sometime between the evening of Valentine’s Day in 2014 and noon the next day, 75-year-old Wilson Joe Chiquito of Counselor, New Mexico was beaten to death on the Navajo Indian Reservation. He died as the result of blunt force trauma to his head.

The reward for information leading to the arrest of the responsible party has been increased from $1,000 to $10,000.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI Field Office at (505) 889-1300 or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.

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