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By: Robert Price
The family of a young father murdered late last year is making a new push to find his killer.
23-year-old Anthony Maldonado was found shot to death at the Doral Club Apartments off Culebra in November.
Tamara Maldonado says she thinks about her younger brother Anthony every day.
"I dream about him every day."
More than eight months since his death, Maldonado's family is now passing out fliers around town, putting his case back in the spotlight.
"We just have to take matters in our own hands, because we feel like we're not getting any feedback at all," said Maldonado.
"We don't know what's going on,” said girlfriend Abigail Martinez. “Nobody has said anything to us."
Last December, Maldonado's girlfriend Abigail told us she was holding out hope for a quick arrest.
"A lot of people say, when you find out who did this, you're going to be very surprised," Martinez said at the time.
Months later, still no one is in custody.
"As the days go by it gets harder,” says Martinez now. “It gets a lot harder. I mean, he's not here anymore."
It was Abigail who found her boyfriend inside their Northwest side apartment, shot in the back of the head. Police say there was no forced entry, no sign of a struggle, and their 42-inch flat screen Vizio TV and Xbox 360 were missing.
"His life was taken from him,” said Maldonado. “He was murdered. You know, he was murdered in his home. The baby’s things were there in the room. I mean, no remorse at all."
Baby Janay was just four months old at the time of her dad's murder. Last month, she turned one.
"She's getting very big,” said Martinez, smiling. “And she reminds me a lot of him."
That's her motivation to keep going, Martinez says. The Maldonado family won't let people forget about Anthony.
"Please help us find justice for his murder, so that our hearts may be at peace," Maldonado said, reading from the flier.
"Somebody took him from us, and justice needs to be served,” Martinez said through tears. “They're not going to get away with what they've done.”
If you know anything, call Crime Stoppers at 224-STOP.
Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press
May 19, 2013 08:39 GMT
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) --On the best playoff run in their short history, the Memphis Grizzlies refuse to be satisfied with just reaching their first Western Conference final. The San Antonio Spurs are looking for a little payback themselves after blowing a 2-0 lead a year ago and missing out on the NBA Finals. Tip off is today at 2:30 p.m. at San Antonio.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Elvis Andrus had a career-high five hits, Mitch Moreland homered and Texas roughed up Anibal Sanchez in the Rangers' 7-2 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers Saturday night. Andrus scored three runs, had two RBIs and stole a pair of bases as he hit leadoff for the second straight game in place of ailing second baseman Ian Kinsler.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jason Castro led off the 11th inning with a double and scored the go-ahead run on a close play at the plate as the Houston Astros won at the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 last night. Rookie Jose Cisnero struck out five over three and two thirds scoreless relief innings for his first major league win. Jose Veras pitched a scoreless 11th for his sixth save.
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Sounders ended FC Dallas' nine-game unbeaten streak in MLS play with a 4-2 victory last night in the Pacific Northwest. League-leading Dallas hadn't lost since a 3-1 setback at Chivas USA on March 10th in the second game of the season.
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