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Investigators look at new evidence in hit and run cold case

Ginny Crisler was hit by a car on December 14, 2004 in the parking lot of the Hunters Mill Shopping Center while Christmas Shopping. Ginny Crisler was hit by a car on December 14, 2004 in the parking lot of the Hunters Mill Shopping Center while Christmas Shopping.
Investigators found surveillance video of a white Chevrolet Lumina at a neighboring business, and believe it is the car that struck Crisler. Investigators found surveillance video of a white Chevrolet Lumina at a neighboring business, and believe it is the car that struck Crisler.
Scott Crisler said he and his family are still asking the community to help them find their mom's killer. Scott Crisler said he and his family are still asking the community to help them find their mom's killer.
Dougherty District Attorney Greg Edwards said investigators questioned an inmate in the Dougherty County Jail about the death of Ginny Crisler. Dougherty District Attorney Greg Edwards said investigators questioned an inmate in the Dougherty County Jail about the death of Ginny Crisler.
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Dougherty District Attorney says his investigators have new information in the case of a 2004 hit and run death of a woman.

Dougherty District Attorney Investigators said they questioned an inmate in the Dougherty County Jail last week about the death of Ginny Crisler.

"Last week we got a tip relating to the case, and it was followed up on, or is being followed up on," said Dougherty D.A. Greg Edwards.

The 57-year-old mother of three, was hit by a car on December 14, 2004 in the parking lot of the Hunters Mill Shopping Center while Christmas Shopping.

Investigators found surveillance video of a white Chevrolet Lumina at a neighboring business, and believe it is the car that struck Crisler. But the question remains, who was behind the wheel.

Her family says they are grateful people continue to give tips.

"They haven't forgotten about us. And they haven't forgotten about Mom," said her son, Scott Crisler. "They are trying to keep it alive and trying to get this thing solved. I fully believe in my heart one day it will be."

There is still a $6,000 reward in the case, and D.A. Edwards says he thinks information will come in one day to bring justice.

"Sometimes people after they have had an opportunity to reflect on things, sometimes their conscience brings them to bring about a just solution to many situations," Edwards said. "And so that, plus the incentive of financial gain is also an important answer."

Scott Crisler said he and his family still ask the community to help them find their Mom's killer.

"You know it's not going to bring mom back, and you know maybe closure is not the right word," said Crisler. "Mom deserves justice. And I think she'll get it."

Edwards would not give any information about the tip, except that his investigators follow up on all tips, and ask that anyone else with information in her death call his office.

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