NORTH ADAMS (CBS) — The reward to help solve a nearly 50-year-old cold case in Massachusetts is growing. On November 16, 1974, 18-year-old Kim Benoit’s body was found along a riverbank in Berkshire County.
The North Adams teen had been reported missing a few days before.READ MORE: COVID Booster Demand 'Skyrocketing' In Massachusetts
The Berkshire County District Attorney’s Office is now offering $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the person responsible. That reward is on top of the $5,000 Benoit’s family has offered.READ MORE: 85-Year-Old Man Killed In Yarmouth Hit-And-Run Crash
“I believe there are people out there who know more about this case and, through the offering of a financial reward coupled with enhanced forensic technology, we hope to give the family the closure they deserve,” District Attorney Andrea Harrington said.MORE NEWS: Suit Alleges Company Sold Bogus Hand Sanitizer To Massachusetts Schools
If you have any information, call Massachusetts State Police at 413-499-1112.