ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) — A local artist has freshly painted a new mural for Amber Hagerman, the Arlington girl abducted over two decades ago.
Artist Michelle Feigenbaum said she intended for the mural to be a celebration of her life.READ MORE: Dallas Police Make Arrest In New Year's Day Bus Stop Murder Of 49-Year-Old Man
“She was a happy child and from everything we’ve heard she was just a beautiful, sweet little girl and we wanted that to be remembered,” Feigenbaum said.
Hagerman was kidnapped near her grandparents home at the corner of East Abram and Browning Drive on January 13, 1996.READ MORE: 50K Veterans Impacted By 2-Week Closure Of Fort Worth VA Clinic Due To Burst Pipe Damage
Four days later, her body turned up in a North Arlington creek.
There has never been an arrest made in the case.
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