Father still searching for daughter's killer in Alhambra murder

George Shi continues to search for clues in the murder of his daughter, who was found strangled to death near Story Park in April 2010.

In a profile in the Los Angeles Times, Shi reveals that he is too "ashamed" to tell his family in China about the death of his only daughter, Donglei.

"What will they say?" Shi said. "They think we are in the best place on Earth. They think we are in heaven. But here, in America, we lost our daughter. She was killed, and I haven't been able to catch the murderer."

So they tell brothers and sisters back home: Donglei is working. Donglei is doing well.

A coroner's report revealed that the 31-year-old woman had been strangled. Approaching two years later, a suspect has yet to be charged with the crime. The Los Angeles County homicide detective covering the case said that persons of interest have been identified and the case is moving forward. But for Shi, the legal system is moving too slowly. He has distributed fliers around Story Park, offering a reward of $200,000 as an incentive.

Anyone with information is asked to contact George Shi at (626) 226-9178 or george.s.shi@gmail.com. The informant’s name can be kept anonymous.

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