Murder of High Point Father of Four Unsolved One Year Later

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A father of four was shot and killed in his front yard in broad daylight. One year later, Jauhan Bethea's children are still heartbroken.

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"The babies look at his picture and say 'Daddy, daddy' all the time. It's terrible they way somebody can come and take somebody's life and can't give it back," said Mary Bethea, Jauhan's mother.

Bethea had 4 kids who now range in ages 2 to 18. His mother Mary says the baby asks for his dad all the time. She can't imagine what they are going through because she is barely getting through it herself.

Bethea was standing in his front yard on September 12, 2015 when police say someone shot him in the head.

There really hasn't been much evidence for police to work with. One year after the crime, officers say the case is still open and active but admit they haven't gotten any new leads or even tips from the community.

Bethea's mother says she just wants answers.

"I miss Jauhan so much. Talking to him everyday. I can't do that anymore and I just want some type of closure about what happened to him and who did it," said Bethea.

Bethea says someone knows something that could help authorities - they just need to come forward.
There is a $5,000 reward through Crime Stoppers for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
People can report anonymously.

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