Family tries to keep daughter's killer behind bars

A metro family is going to have to wait a little longer to find out if their daughter's killer will walk free.

Cory Hamons killed Julie Solaberry at her Shawnee apartment in 1988, stabbing her more than 160 times.

Her family showed up on Monday to plead with the parole board to not let him go, but the board didn't reach a verdict and will now meet with Hamons.

Solaberry's father said even though his daughter was killed decades ago, it still haunts him.

"If you love your child and the child is taken from you, it stays with you forever," Mike Solaberry said.

A parole decision is expected in the coming weeks.

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