FBI Doubles Reward in Case of Woman Found on Laguna Pueblo


June 30, 2023, 7:49 pm

Posted by: ABQ RAW Staff

Posted on: 06/30/2023 @1:30PM

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Photo of Mona Renee Vallo Taken in 2021

From the Albuquerque FBI Division –

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that it is doubling the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Mona Renee Vallo. The reward, previously set at $5,000, is now increased to $10,000.

Mona Renee Vallo’s body was discovered on March 9, 2022, by passers-by on U.S. Route 66, New Mexico Highway 124, at mile marker 20, in Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. Her injuries were consistent with a hit-and-run crash, suggesting she may have been struck around 7:00 p.m. on the day her body was found.

Special Agent in Charge, Raul Bujanda, of the Albuquerque FBI Division expressed concern over the unsolved deaths of Native American men and women and emphasized the commitment to providing justice for Vallo’s family. The FBI is working closely with the Pueblo of Laguna Public Safety Department to investigate the case.

The public’s assistance is crucial in solving this crime. If anyone has any information related to Mona Renee Vallo’s death, they are urged to contact the FBI at 505-889-1300 or you can submit tips online at tips.fbi.gov.

Mona Renee Vallo, a member of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation and a resident of Acoma, New Mexico, she and her family deserve justice.

The updated FBI poster with information about the case can be found at the following link: https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/mona-renee-vallo.

For further inquiries, please reach out to the FBI Albuquerque Public Affairs Program at 505-889-1300.

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Updated FBI Poster


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