Nederland police say forensic evidence is guiding them in the case of a murdered 67-year-old woman.
In May, a neighbor found Patricia Hebert dead in her N. 27th street home.
Autopsy results show Hebert died after her throat was cut. Along with her stab wound, Hebert also had scratches on her forearms suggesting a struggle before she died.
A murder weapon was never found.
Police Chief Darrell Bush says this unsolved murder is making headway thanks to forensic evidence.
"The results of the tests have come back and we do have some persons of interests that we're looking at and talking to," he said.
The mystery of who killed Hebert still plagues her daughter who spoke to 12News by e-mail.
"What happened to my mom was traumatic to my family. With the investigation still ongoing and not many answers yet, I feel like the grieving is prolonged," said Amanda Falgout.
Police say there was no sign of a forced entry which leads them to believe Hebert knew her killer.
"It wasn't a random act. We feel quite confident it was someone that she knew and someone that was close to her," said Bush.
Bush says detectives are working the case and will not give up until it is closed.
Hebert's daughter is waiting on the day an arrest is made.
"Every day, I wake up wondering if today is the day that I get to breathe again. Then, nighttime falls and I realize I held my breath all day. As for justice for the murderer, I want that person to break free of their guilt and confess. That is the only way my family will be able to go on with the grieving process. Justice will be served eventually and we will all learn to breathe again," she said.
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