Reward Increased for Tips in 1984 Murder of Corpus Christi Teen
AUSTIN – The public’s help is needed to solve the 1984 murder of a Corpus Christi teen.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a reward of up to $6,000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for killing 13-year-old Helen Kilgore. The enhanced reward is being offered until next month’s featured case is announced.
Kilgore was reported missing on April 13, 1984. Her body was found several days later on the side of a rural road in Meridian, which is located northwest of Waco.
The teen was fatally shot. Her remains were wrapped in a heavy blanket. Kilgore was in middle school at the time of her death.
To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST provide information to authorities by calling the Texas Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous.
Individuals also can send information to the:
- Brazos County Crime Stoppers hotline at 979-775-TIPS (8477)
- Texas Ranger Cold Case website or
- DPS Missing Persons Hotline at 1-800-346-3243.