Reward increased to $7,500 in Chicago teen murder case

Demetrius Griffin, Jr.

Demetrius Griffin, Jr.

CHICAGO — The reward offered for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a Chicago teenager is being increased.

Steinmetz High School freshman Demetrius Griffin Jr., 15, was found dead in a West Side alley a few weeks ago.  His body was burned beyond recognition.

The Leaders Network offered a $2,500 reward in the case.

Today another $5,000 is being added to that reward.

The donor is an Oak Brook businessman who chooses to remain anonymous.