Daily Mail, EXCLUSIVE: 'I Have My Own Theory About Who Killed My Son.' Father of Harvard-Educated Professor Shot in the Head in His Own Garage by Mystery Gunman Finally Speaks Out:
The father of a top law professor who was shot dead at his home has spoken for the first time at his family's 'frustration' that his son's killer has yet to be caught.
It is almost eight months since Dan Markel was gunned down in an execution style killing as he sat in his car in the garage of his home in Florida.
The 41-year-old father of two young sons, who worked at Florida State University, was shot in the head.
There was no sign of a struggle and nothing was taken from his home with police quickly saying he was the 'intended target'.
But despite an extensive police investigation into the murder last July by a team of detectives in Tallahassee, Florida, no suspect has been arrested. There has been no hint of a breakthrough in the murder that shocked his many colleagues at Florida State University and in the wider legal world.
Detectives appear to have few leads to follow up on leading family members of Markel fearing his unexplained death will become a cold case. In his first public comments on the murder Markel's father Phillip expressed fears the case will never be solved.
'I know nothing will bring our son back but we would like some closure,' said Phillip Markel in an exclusive interview with Daily Mail Online.
'The investigation seems to have stalled and it is just so frustrating for the family. We want to see the killer caught and brought to justice.'
Mr Markel, who lives in Toronto, Canada, said he has his own theories about who killed his son but said without firm evidence he is not willing to share them.
'It is frustrating as we are at a standstill and that means we cannot have closure and just have to live with it. That is not the best situation.
'I have my own theory who killed Dan, but I do not have the proof and am unwilling to share them.'
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