Reward increased for information in 1987 Lubbock County cold case

Reward increased for information in 1987 Lubbock County cold case
13-year-old Veronica Taylor's body was found in a snow-covered field adjacent to FM 1729 in eastern Lubbock County. (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - An increased reward is being offered for information in the 1987 murder of 13-year-old Veronica Taylor.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering $6,000 for any tips leading to an arrest.

On the morning of Thursday, March 26, 1987, Taylor’s body was found in a snow-covered field near FM 1729 in eastern Lubbock County. Investigators say she suffered blunt force trauma. According to DPS, Taylor was last seen leaving a family member’s apartment the night before her body was found.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact authorities by calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tips may also be submitted through the Texas Rangers’ Cold Case Website or by phone to the Missing Persons Hotline at 1-800-346-3243.

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