Feb. 26—ALBANY — When Yolanda Roundtree was killed in her condominium 24 years in the past, it was her daughter, Katie Freman, who found the physique. At this time, Freman continues to be looking for justice in the slaying and closure for her household.
The 2009 cold case has heated up considerably not too long ago, and the Albany Police Department is asking for assist in placing the killer behind bars.
Throughout a Thursday information convention on the police division, Freman additionally appealed to the general public to assist establish the killer of the 46-year-old grandmother.
Roundtree was killed in condominium 403 of the Wild Pines advanced at 600 Sands Street, police Investigator Terrance Bryant stated.
“Now we have simply obtained new proof that’s going to be despatched to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for testing,” he stated. “I’m very optimistic this case might be solved.”
The detective stated he couldn’t reveal the suspected motive in the slaying.
Freman stated she was in her 20s on the time her mom was killed.
“It was devastating, the worst day of my life,” she stated. “I by no means thought I would see one thing like that. She would provide the shirt off her again. She was an amazing grandmother.”
The daughter requested anybody with information to contact Albany Space Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477). Callers can stay nameless when calling the tip line.
“I need the killer caught,” she stated. “I need the killer off the streets. I need them to show themself in or, if you understand one thing, come ahead.
“(I might) be relieved and we’d have closure. I would sleep higher at evening and have peace of thoughts.”