(FOXNEWS) — The FBI has added $25,000 to a reward set up to catch the killer of a teenager who was set on fire last month in a case that rocked a small Mississippi town and drew national attention, authorities confirmed to FoxNews.com.
The federal funds bring to $43,000 the total amount being offered for information leading to the person who killed 19-year-old Jessica Chambers, who was found alive, but badly burned and staggering along the side of a Panola County road on Dec. 6. Investigators remain baffled, but Panola County District Attorney John Champion said he hopes the money might yield more clues in the murder.
"I still have hope that people will do the right thing regardless of monetary benefit, but we can't ignore the fact that money can be a driving force," Champion told FoxNews.com Tuesday. "This is the most frustrating case I’ve ever had to deal with in my 22 years in law enforcement."
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