Reward for information on killing of mother in Town of Tonawanda increases to $25,000


TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — The killing of Danielle Cretacci in the Town of Tonawanda remains unsolved, and now, authorities are increasing the reward for information on her death.

Currently, $25,000 is being offered for information. On Friday, the FBI announced they were adding $17,500 to the previous total of $7,500.

Early in the morning on August 27, Cretacci, 31, was fatally shot in the living room of her home on Ebling Ave. Her two daughters, ages 8 and 11, were also shot and seriously injured, but they survived.

Town of Tonawanda Police Acting Chief James Stauffiger says he believes the shooting was targeted, but a suspect still has not been identified.

The FBI will be assisting Tonawanda Police with the investigation.

Crime Stoppers can be reached at (716) 867-6161, or by using the Buffalo Tips app.

MORE | Mother killed, 2 children shot in Town of Tonawanda home

Danielle Cretacci

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