GREENSBORO, N.C.-- Police are still looking for the person who killed 72-year-old Mildred Martin in early October.
Police started investigating after finding the woman's body while doing a welfare check at her house around 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9th. Three weeks have passed and police still don't know who murdered Mildred Martin.
"It has been 20 days. We do not have strong leads. We have several leads we're following up on but we do not have a suspect at this time."
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Initially, detectives would not release the cause of death but now Captain Richey told WFMY News 2's Liz Crawford that Martin was stabbed to death.
Neighbors told WFMY that Mildred Martin was very active in her neighborhood and often volunteered in the community. According to Martin's obituary: She worked as a personal care assistant and served over 25 years as a foster parent.
"It makes the investigation difficult because it's going to be more time consuming because you must chase down every single person the person knows. You must chase down every single lead that could possibly be out there," explained Greensboro Police Captain Mike Richey.
Police said the found Mildred's car in Greensboro not far from her home. At this time, the car is not playing a role in the investigation. Nothing appeared to be stolen from Martin's home. Police have no idea on a motive.
Police are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000 or text tip to 274637 use badboyz as keyword.
Greensboro Police, WFMY News 2