Sunday marked the five year anniversary of a Sevier County woman's death and five years of an unsolved murder.
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00:00 Today marks the five year anniversary of a severe county
00:02 woman's death and five years I've been on unsolved murder. Investigators
00:07 first thought -- her cut died in a car accident. Well
00:10 an autopsy later revealed she was murdered at home put her
00:14 SUV and then sent down a steep drop. WB IR ten
00:18 news reporter Heidi -- spoke with her sister today. Who is
00:21 at this point five years later still fighting for some answers
00:23 outside Jennifer -- ailing Stevens does not want people to forget
00:27 about her sister she's hoping after all these years. Some you'll
00:30 come forward and help investigators. Close this case. Time doesn't make
00:36 the pain any less for penny -- Stevens. -- you stand.
00:41 Or beloved hurting him. On this day five years ago --
00:46 sister -- her cut was murdered. She was found inside her
00:49 SUV down an embankment in the fox run resort area. Investigators
00:54 first thought it was an accident but an autopsy revealed she
00:57 had been beaten in the head. I mean she was murdered.
01:00 Don't asking why that I just felt that I think. Five
01:04 years later the case remains unsolved it kills me every day
01:08 a little bit of me -- days. Because I feel like
01:12 I'm lending my sister and you know out of town. For
01:16 not having justice. There's a 40000 dollar reward for information leading
01:21 to an arrest and conviction 25000 is from the state. But
01:25 patty says she rarely hears from the severe county sheriff's office
01:29 so it makes me wonder. If my sister's case is sitting
01:33 on a shelf. Getting colder as we speak. -- surrounds herself
01:39 with memories of -- sister Christine and my mom. Mean she
01:44 lived her family and her friends. She'll let her niece. My
01:49 daughter so acts. It's Danny's daughter who brought them closer than
01:54 ever before. -- ethics. And it's those memories that keep her
02:00 fighting for answers it's time can't -- pennies -- -- --
02:05 -- -- Just gets hurt. But she hopes time can lead
02:14 to closure. We spoke with us here kind sheriff's office and
02:18 TBI they ask anyone with information to call the sheriff's criminal
02:21 investigation division at 865428. 189914. BI at 1800 TV I find.
02:28 Both -- not make any comments related to this case but
02:31 they did tell us it is still under investigation just a
02:33 story are I think he's a very much tidy your reporting.