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A Decade Ago, The Family Of A Murdered Teacher Hoped For A Quick Arrest And Justice. They Are Still Waiting.

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Jul. 14 2022, Published 2:28 p.m. ET

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A retired school teacher had just left a primary care doctor and went to a nearby parking lot. By the time police arrived a couple of hours later, the teacher was dead.

Her killer has never been caught.

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It’s been more than a decade since Myra Elizabeth Cason was found shot to death in her car in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The case has gone cold, but police still hope to solve her killing.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (410) 222-4731. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered in the case.

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Around 11 a.m. on Jan. 28, 2011, Anne Arundel police arrived at a parking lot at the Glen Burnie shopping center for an unresponsive woman. There, police found Cason shot to death.

She was 63-year-old and a retired school teacher in the county, according to police.

Investigators said she left a Maryland primary care office around 8 a.m. and arrived at the parking lot at 8:30 a.m.

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Years later, police told WBAL TV that they do not believe the killing was a random act and that Cason likely knew her killer. At one point, robbery was floated as a possible motive. Police told the TV station that it’s possible a dark-colored sedan was in the area at the time of the shooting.

The day after the shooting, Cason’s child, Orlondo Sewell, told CBS Baltimore he had a wave of emotions.

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"I'm angry because I don't know why somebody would do this to my mother, and I'm confused because my mind is confused. I can't really grasp all this right now," Sewell said, according to the news station.

In the immediate aftermath, Sewell said the family was hopeful they would get justice.

It would [bring] my whole family peace and closure to this matter," he said in 2011. "To have an arrest? Yes. To have somebody come to justice for this, pay for this."

A decade later, the family is still waiting for closure.

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