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Family looks for answers in Waveland death case

Shelby Luciano (Photo source: Facebook) Shelby Luciano (Photo source: Facebook)
WAVELAND, MS (WLOX) -

Family and friends of the young Waveland woman whose body was discovered in a ditch on Waveland Avenue took to the streets in search of answers.

Police say they are following several strong leads in the case, but family members are starting to worry that justice for their loved one may never come. Still, no arrest has been made as the investigation moves into week two.

It has been an intense two day search for answers for family and friends of 23-year-old Shelby Luciano. Armed with flyers with a written plea for information, they handed them out to anyone who would accept them.

"There are a lot of unanswered questions. She's a 23-year-old found in a ditch, and I need help trying to figure out what happened to her driver," said Rose Luciano-Foss, the victim's Mother.

They handed out nearly 800 flyers in less than two hours with hopes that one of these drivers will provide information that could lead police to the person responsible for Luciano's death.

"We're asking that you put it out on a church bulletin board or a post where ever you get a space, because we're trying to get attention that a young lady was violently killed and left in a ditch,” said the victim's friend.

"Yes, yes. I heard about that," said one driver.

"We don't know exactly what happened. They have theories. If you would give one of those numbers a call, there is a $10,000 reward," said Luciano's cousin Christen Berry. "Trying to figure out what happened, who did it, just letting the word get out so that we have everybody's eyes and ears opened to bring in information."

"Naturally, I feel like there should have already been an arrest. It's been over a week, and I'm beginning to feel very frantic and desperate. I'm just terrified that it is just going to be forgotten, and we need closure. I absolutely won't stop until we find out what happened that night," said Luciano-Foss.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call the Waveland Police Department at 467-3669 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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