CLEARWATER, Fla. — Three years in the past, somebody killed a Clearwater couple of their 80s and the crime continues to be puzzling detectives who’ve tracked down a whole lot of leads.
David and Mina Swan’s relations inform ABC Motion Information they’re not giving up hope.
“We can’t transfer on. We’re simply caught in limbo,” Steve Swan defined, including that there isn’t a second he doesn’t marvel why his 88-year-old father and 80-year-old stepmother had been focused in a violent crime.
“It soaks up an excellent chunk of my life simply questioning and questioning is it somebody you knew, somebody you didn’t know. Why?” he added.
The couple lived within the quiet Clearwater Morningside neighborhood subsequent to neighbors who adored them. They cherished to journey, snort and dance.
Detectives say the Swans had been shot a number of instances, however investigators say there’s no proof anybody broke in or stole something from their residence.
Sgt. Dan Loder says detectives have now adopted up on greater than 300 leads and interviewed dozens of individuals.
“We don’t imagine in chilly circumstances. Each case is open,” Sgt. Loder added.
Steve Swan says the previous three years have been agonizing for his household and so they’re hoping time will encourage somebody who is aware of one thing to come back ahead.
There’s a $53,000 reward for anybody who offers a tip that results in an arrest on this case. $50,000 was raised by the household alone. The opposite $3,000 comes from Crimestoppers.
Steve Swan travels yearly from Illinois to Florida to speak to detectives in particular person and to drum up consideration to the case. His household is decided to make this the yr they get solutions.
“Justice must be carried out,” he stated with willpower.
When you’ve got a tip within the case, you’re urged to name the Clearwater Police Division.