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Greater than a month after a 63-year-old US citizen was kidnapped from her residence in Mexico, the FBI has introduced a $20,000 reward for data resulting in her whereabouts.

Maria del Carmen Lopez was kidnapped February 9 in Pueblo Nuevo, a municipality within the southwestern Mexican state of Colima, the FBI’s Los Angeles discipline workplace stated in a launch Thursday.

Lopez can also be a Mexican citizen, in response to a press release from the Colima Lawyer Common’s workplace, which stated it’s working with the FBI on the investigation.

Although the FBI didn’t share particulars on the case, it described Lopez as having blonde hair, brown eyes and tattooed eyeliner.

The FBI’s announcement comes practically two weeks after the violent kidnapping of 4 Individuals within the Mexican border metropolis of Matamoros, two of whom had been killed, and three weeks after the disappearance of three girls who crossed into Mexico to promote garments at a flea market.

The investigation into Lopez’s disappearance was opened by the Colima Lawyer Common’s Workplace on the day of the suspected kidnapping and the Mexican Lawyer Common’s Specialised Prosecutor for Organized Crime has since requested to take the case, the assertion from Colima authorities stated.

The Colima prosecutor’s workplace stated it has shared data with Mexican federal authorities and has additionally collaborated with US businesses “in search of to make clear the details and safeguard the integrity of the sufferer.”

The FBI inspired anybody with details about the place Lopez could also be positioned to contact their native FBI workplace, submit a tip on-line or attain out to the closest American embassy or consulate.

CNN has reached out to the FBI for extra data.

In all, greater than 100,00 Mexicans and migrants are lacking throughout the nation, leaving their households no rationalization and little solace. The Mexican authorities’s fast response to current disappearances of Individuals has raised eyebrows amongst some who criticize officers for missing such immediate reactions in a slew of home instances.

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