Who killed Carol Reed?

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Authorities are reopening the cold case murder of Carol Reed

It’s been 21-years but the pain still runs deep for the family of Carol Reed.

The 17-year old Hanna High School student disappeared back in 1993.

But Cameron County District Attorney Luis Saenz told Action 4 News that he’s reopening the cold case because he wants the family to get closure.

Saenz said Reed TMs body was found dumped off FM 1421 in Olmito back on December 6th, 1993.

County investigators said reed was last seen the day before, walking into the old Lopez Supermarket off Ringgold Street in downtown Brownsville.

She walked in with two other people to buy three bottles of Coca-Cola.

Saenz is asking anyone who saw or knew Reed to come forward to help put together a timeline of her last days.

Nothing is too small, Saenz said. We were just discussing the other day, we just had a case solved here the other day and led to conviction and the critical piece of evidence was a piece of string.”

Investigators reported that 41-year-old Jorge Medina is a suspect in Reed’s murder.

The district attorney’s office is not releasing details of Reed’s autopsy but said she was not sexually assaulted.

They believe the motive in her death may have been retaliation.

There is a $10,000 dollar cash reward for information about the case or Medina TMs whereabouts is asked to call the Cameron County District Attorney TMs Office at (956) 544-0849.

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