VALDOSTA -- Shortly after 9 p.m. June 10, 1999, a Valdostan man returned home after teaching vacation Bible school to discover his 20-year-old stepson dead in his bedroom, a single bullet in his chest.

Police have as of yet been unable to find out who killed Christopher Dwayne Griffin, or why, and hope that the right person or persons will step forward to shed some light on his death.

"As recently as last month, we've followed up on some leads," said Valdosta Police Det. Bobbi McGraw, the department's cold case detective.

Cold cases are those that have gone unsolved for a long period of time, or fail to yield any new leads.

Griffin's death was the fifth homicide in six months that year, and police were investigating another murder that would become a cold case.



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