Crime Police Want to Talk to Handyman Who Had Romantic Relationship with Mom Found Slain in Duffel: Sources After the killing of Orsolya Gaal, authorities are offering a $3,500 reward for information leading to an arrest By Chris Harris Chris Harris Twitter Chris Harris has been a senior true crime reporter for PEOPLE since late 2015. An award-winning journalist who has worked for Rolling Stone and MTV News, Chris enjoys prog rock, cycling, Marvel movies, IPAs, and roller coasters. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 20, 2022 11:15 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Orsolya Gaal. Photo: Orsolya Gaal Facebook As part of their ongoing investigation into the gruesome killing of Orsolya Gaal, detectives are looking to speak with a handyman who they believe is familiar with the layout of the Queens, N.Y., home where police believe the mother's killing took place, according to law enforcement sources. The New York Police Department sources tell PEOPLE the handyman has not been declared a suspect or person of interest. However, investigators believe that Gaal and the handyman at one time had a romantic relationship, and that it is likely he was aware of where the family stored a spare key to their Forest Hills residence, the sources confirm. The sources could not discuss the alleged relationship in any detail. Previously, the sources confirmed there were no signs of forced entry at the home, where Gaal, 51, was killed early Saturday morning — likely by someone she knew, the sources have said. Gaal, the mother of two teen boys, was stabbed more than 50 times, and sustained blunt force trauma to the head. N.Y. Mom Was Found Dead in Duffel Bag, and Trail of Blood Led Back to Her Home Hours after the killing, at around 8 a.m., Gaal's body was discovered inside a bloody duffel bag by a man out walking his dogs. Orsolya Gaal. Facebook Officers followed a blood trail from the duffel bag back to the house some nine blocks away. Police have recovered surveillance footage showing the suspected killer wheeling the duffel bag away from Gaal's home sometime between 4 and 4:30 a.m., the sources confirm. Additionally, the sources say that Gaal had been communicating with at least three men in the days prior to her murder. Sources tell PEOPLE there were defensive wounds to Gaal's hands, indicating she tried fighting off her attacker. N.Y. Mom Found Slain in Duffel Was Stabbed Over 50 Times by 'Person of Interest' She Knew: Sources Gaal, who was a stay-at-home mom, lived at the house with her husband and two sons, ages 17 and 13. Orsolya Gaal's home. Elder Ordonez / SplashNews.com Her husband and oldest son were out of town over the weekend. Gaal's youngest son was home, but investigators do not believe he had any involvement in the killing, the sources say. The sources confirm that, before leaving her home Friday night, Gaal had told her son she was going to see a show at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. Orsolya Gaal. Orsolya Gaal Facebook Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Sign up for PEOPLE's free True Crime newsletter for breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases. Detectives learned she was later seen alone at a bar in Queens, say the sources. While they have identified a potential person of interest in the case, no arrests have been made. Police are offering a $3,500 reward for information leading to an arrest Tips can be called into NYPD's Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). Spanish speaking tipsters can call 888-57-PISTA (74782).