Christmas murder remains unsolved one year later
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) --A real-life Santa made a stop in Louisville Tuesday, hoping to make the holidays a little easier for the family of a man who was murdered last Christmas.
One year ago, Christmas was a day of mourning for Charles Fambrough's fiancee and two-year-old son.
"I still expect him to walk through the door," said Fambrough's fiancee Megan Brown as she fights back tears. "It's not right."
20-year-old Fambrough was gunned down shortly after midnight on Christmas in the Portland neighborhood.
Family say he had just left his mother's house and was walking his sister home when he was shot.
He later died at University Hospital.
Rapper Master P heard about the young family Fambrough left behind, and wanted to make the holiday a little easier.
"Just to be here to help this family, it's more important to me," said Master P, who left his family in Beverly Hills just to come to Louisville and give Brown and her two-year-old son some Christmas gifts. "This is what Christmas is about."
Fambrough was the second of two Christmas murders in Louisville last year. The other was his friend, Dante Newsome.
Newsome was shot on Market Street on Christmas Eve just hours before Fambrough's death. Police don't believe the murders to be related.
"[His] dad should be able to tuck him in at night, teach him how to ride a bike, sing him songs, read him a book," said Brown. "And he's not here because of a senseless crime."
While Steven Thompson was arrested and charged with his friend's murder, police still have no suspects in Fambrough's murder--leaving his fiancee asking one question.
"Why did you have to take him away," said Brown. "What did he do to you?"
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