| It's been five years since the shooting death of Vienna resident Cindy Ball and many wonder why her case remains unsolved.|
Ball was found shot to death by hunters in the woods near Sugar Camp Road near Munday, Wirt County on October 24, 2014. It was determined she died from an apparent gunshot wound to the back of the head.
The 38 year old was first reported missing by her brother. Her car was found at the Overtime Sports Bar on Emerson Avenue with her purse still inside.
As the investigation surpasses its five-year anniversary, police still haven't made any arrests, named a suspect(s), or presented the case to a grand jury.
Police did announce they had a suspect, indicating that an arrest was
West Virginia State Police said in past interviews that they want to make sure they have enough information to present a solid case to a jury.
Host of the 'Mile-marker 181' Podcast Emily Nestor agrees, she also adds that fear is a factor in the case still being unsolved.
"I think a lot of it comes down to fear and I think a lot of it comes down to possibly even distrust with the police", said Nestor.
Nestor adds that Cindy's death is an 'open secret' and that the only way to bring justice to her family in addition to law enforcement's investigation, is for the community to come forward with information.
State Police say the case is 'still under investigation'.
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