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Cold case: 3 things to know about brutal murder of Dayton woman

The brutal murder of a 69-year-old Dayton woman has haunted a family for more than a decade. How re-tested evidence and a fresh look at this cold case may finally bring justice to a family who has waited for answers for too many years.

WATCH A SPECIAL REPORT on Thursday, May 17, beginning at 5 p.m. on News Center 7. 

The brutal murder of a 69-year-old mother of eight children is one of Dayton's haunting cases left unsolved. Lillie Oglesby would have just turned 82 years old if someone hadn’t savagely killed her 14 years ago. 

Here are three things we know about the case:

1. SHOCKED CHILDREN 

"Learning about her death, I was like paralyzed. I couldn't move," said Lillie's son, Buford Oglesby. 

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2. LOVING WOMAN 

Loving and caring is how everyone described Lillie Oglesby. She was an Evangelist who was devoted to God, her husband and her children. Daughter Jocelyn said she and her mother had a very special relationship and they talked on the phone every day. 

3. HER DEATH 

Lillie Oglesby's son Vernon had stopped to check on his mother that night when he left work. He found his mother lying on the floor next to her bed in a pool of blood and called 9-1-1. The Montgomery County Coroner said Lillie died from multiple blunt force trauma. 

SO, WHAT HAPPENED? The front door was ajar when her son found Oglesby’s body was found. News Center 7 talks to family members and police to find out what happened to Lillie Oglesby.

WATCH THE SPECIAL REPORT ON THURSDAY, MAY 17, AT 5 P.M. 

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