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Monica Harris case still unsolved ten years after double homicide

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Billboards are going up across Shreveport asking for any information in a decade-old double homicide case.

Police say around August 30, 2003, at least one person forced his or her way through Monica Harris' carport door. Once inside, that person killed Harris and another person, Calvin Washington.

Friday morning, Stephanie Evans watched as CrimeStoppers began the digital billboard campaign focused on Harris at the corner of Youree Drive and Bert Koons.

It is the tenth anniversary of Harris' murder, but Evans says she and other family members hold out hope they will find her killer.

"Even though it's been ten years, we know somebody knows something," Evans says. "Hopefully that one tip will come in, and we're able to get back on it."

"It's a shot in the dark," says Sgt. Jim Taliaferro with Caddo CrimeStoppers. "We have to do everything we can to bring closure to this case, not only for the family's sake but for society as a whole."

Evans says the fact that people are still trying to solve Harris' case shows how loved she was and still is.

"You would really have to know the type of person she was," Evans says of Harris. "She was sweet, loving, caring. Just a general, overall good person."

Lamar Outdoor Advertising has partnered with Caddo CrimeStoppers on the billboards. Lamar's Joe Kane estimates 85,000 to 100,000 people will drive by the signs during the holiday weekend.

If you can help police solve Harris' case, call Caddo CrimeStoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit the website www.lockemup.org.

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