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FBI offering $10,000 reward for info leading to arrest in Navajo man’s death

Oct 26, 2021, 7:15 PM
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SHIPROCK, N.M. — The FBI has asked for the public’s help in locating the person responsible for the death of a 30-year-old man on the Navajo Nation.

The agency announced Tuesday that they doubled their reward to $10,000 for “information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction” of the suspect.

Isiah Terrell Billy was found dead in Shiprock, New Mexico on Oct. 5.

Officials said his body was in a wash east of the Sinclair gas station near mile marker 23 on U.S. Highway 64.

His cause of death was determined to be strangulation.

“The FBI and our partners on the Navajo Nation are committed to holding accountable those responsible for violent crime,” Special Agent in Charge Raul Bujanda of the Albuquerque FBI Division said. “Victims like Isiah Billy deserve justice, and we’re hoping the publicity that comes with this higher reward will prompt someone to come forward and help us solve this crime.”

Anyone with information has been asked to call the FBI at 505-889-1300 or go online at tips.fbi.gov.

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FBI offering $10,000 reward for info leading to arrest in Navajo man’s death