Glendale mother raises thousands of dollars to find son's killer

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A Glendale mother wants to know who shot and killed her son.

“My son donated some of his organs and skin tissue and so they gave me his hands when he was in the hospital,” said Pamela Coss.

In the bedroom where her son grew up, is a pair of molded hands made out of clay. The hands are her sons, given to her by the donor organization.

“We miss him so much,” said Coss.

In January 2012, Fabian Cano, 19, was shot and killed at a house party, in Phoenix.

Police said underage party goers were drinking. Investigators are looking for the person who fired into the home, shooting Cano in the head.

“I can't grieve. I don't rest,” said Coss. I don't know why nobody's come forward or why it's taken so long for an arrest. Somebody knows something."

The mother has collected donations from friends, co-workers and car washes.

Her hard work bumped the reward for an arrest in the case up to now $5,000.

Coss said she feels guilty she couldn't stop Cano from going to the party.

She kept the shoes he was wearing, the night he was shot.

“I should never have had to bury my son. That should have never happened,” said Coss.

The victim's family described the teenager as a fun loving, good guy whose only run-in with the law was a few speeding tickets.

To learn more about the reward, call Silent Witness at 480-948-6377. You can remain anonymous.

To make a donation to the reward fund, visit any Wells Fargo bank and ask for account 7271386208.