Search still on for killer 20 years later

Back on December 31, 1990, Tilmer Avery, who was 46 years old at the time, was at his apartment at 717 Richcrest Drive celebrating New Year's Eve with his family when four armed men barged in and fatally shot him.

December 30, 2010 12:06:16 PM PST
It's a murder that happened 20 years ago tomorrow in north Harris County, and police still haven't found the killer. Back on December 31, 1990, Tilmer Avery, who was 46 years old at the time, was at his apartment at 717 Richcrest Drive celebrating New Year's Eve with his family. Around 10:30pm, police say four armed men forced their way in, shot and killed Avery, and ransacked the apartment.

The suspects were only described as African American males in their teens or early 20s. They fled the scene in a dark pickup.

Anyone with information about the attackers in this case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-967-5911.


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