Senior citizen found murdered in Fort Worth home
A senior citizen was found dead in her Fort Worth home with a stab wound to her neck.
Police say 87-year-old Nancy Kline was murdered in her home on January 13. She lived alone.
Since police have not made any arrests, neighbors are worried they might be in danger.
Residents in the normally quiet southwest Fort Worth neighborhood are on edge. It's been nearly three weeks since Kline was found murdered in her home on Aspen Wood Trail. The medical examiner ruled she was found in a bedroom, stabbed in the neck.
"We were very concerned, my wife and I and our kids, whether this was a targeted attack or a random attack,” said neighbor James Scott. “Whether other houses and other families in the neighborhood had to be concerned about the same sorts of things."
Fort Worth police did say it was not a random attack. While they are questioning persons of interest in the case, they say they’re not actively looking for a suspect.
Kline lived alone and used a walker to get around, according to neighbors. She had home healthcare workers in and out of her house.
"I'd do her paper and do her trash for her and all that kind of stuff,” said neighbor Dick Barron. “She's as sweet as she could be, just a sweet lady."
Shortly after the murder, police met with residents to try and calm fears. Police do confirm there were some things taken from the home and that there were no signs of forced entry, but they are saying little else and did not reveal a possible motive.
Police did not elaborate on the stab wound or what the murder weapon was.