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Family offering $5K reward for information in 81-year-old woman’s murder

CHICAGO -- The family of an elderly woman found dead on the Far South Side is offering a reward for information.

81-year-old Thana Muhammad was found dead on Sunday at her home near 100th and Forest Avenue in the city's Rosemoor neighborhood.

Family members say Thana was an active member of her community.

Her family says her body had been dismembered and placed in storage bins. They say her silver 2012 four-door Honda Accord was stolen, along with her purse. The vehicle's license plate No. is R881876.

The vehicle was found by police Thursday on Chicago's West Side in the Lawndale neighborhood.

They're asking the city to come together to find justice for Muhammad.

They are offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to her killer.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Area South Detectives at 312-747-8271.