Alexis Flores is wanted for the kidnapping and murder of a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl who was found strangled to death in an apartment in August 2000. (FBI / File) PHILADELPHIA - Federal authorities have raised their reward offer for a man accused in the kidnapping and murder of a Philadelphia girl in the summer of 2000.
Alexis Flores, a handyman who came to the United States from Honduras, was allegedly involved in the July 2000 kidnapping of 5-year-old Iriana DeJesus.
Investigators say DeJesus was found strangled to death near an apartment building in August. Flores is believed to go by several aliases, including Mario Flores, Mario Roberto Flores, Alex Contreras and Alesis Contreras.
His exact date of birth is not known by authorities. MORE LOCAL HEADLINESAn FBI bulletin describes Flores as a slim, 5-foot-4 Hispanic man with dark hair and brown eyes.