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Family of Makeva Jenkins makes plea for clues to solve murder

CBS 12 reporter Thomas Forester on the family of Makeva Jenkins plea to find her killer. (WPEC)

A family is asking the public to help bring their daughter's murderer to justice.

"She had a great life," said Gloria Harold, Makeva's grandmother. "I'm asking if anyone know of anything that could lead to the arrest of the person or people that had anything to do with this that please let it be done."

Family members of Makeva held a news conference Wednesday morning to make a plea for clues to solve her killing.

According to a report, a masked gunman knocked on the front door of the Jenkins family home near Santaluces High School on June 29. The gunman told Jenkins, her husband and a family friend to go upstairs, that's where the gunman shot her in the head.

Jenkins was rushed to the hospital where she later died.

She left behind a husband and three young children. Family members say they've only been able to speak with one of the three children. The youngest two are with Makeva's husband and he has not allowed relatives to speak with them.

Days after the killing, the husband of Makeva Jenkins told CBS12 exclusively that he wanted her to be remembered as a good mom.

However, on Makeva's 34th birthday, Euri Jenkins was a no-show at the news conference.

Her family thought that was unusual.

Detectives tell CBS12, the case is an ongoing murder investigation.

Authorities did ask people for information about a white Dodge Charger. Investigators believe the person who killed Makeva Jenkins left the home in the car before abandoning it a mile away from her home.





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