ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — With help from the community, Crime Stoppers has upped the reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in the November slaying 55-year-old of Jacqueline Vigil.
It is now offering $7,500.
Vigil, the mother of two New Mexico State Police officers, was shot and killed during an attempted robbery or attempted carjacking while sitting in her car in the driveway of her West Side home on Nov. 19.
Tips from the public led to detectives recovering a jeep about a week later that they suspect was involved in the homicide.
In December, Crime Stoppers announced a $6,000 reward – $5,000 of which was from Vigil’s family and $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.
Crime Stoppers now says Fair Plaza Associates is contributing $500 and Commercial First Realty is contributing $1,000, for a total of $7,500.