Does well-known medium know who murdered Scottsdale woman?

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Allison Feldman was murdered in her Scottsdale home nearly two years ago. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Allison Feldman was murdered in her Scottsdale home nearly two years ago. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
'The holidays are not like they used to be. It hurts not to have her here,' Feldman's father, Harley Feldman, said. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) 'The holidays are not like they used to be. It hurts not to have her here,' Feldman's father, Harley Feldman, said. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
Well-known medium James Van Praagh said he might know a little something about Feldman's killer. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Well-known medium James Van Praagh said he might know a little something about Feldman's killer. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
Despite an abundance of evidence, including DNA, police have not been able to identify Feldman's killer. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Despite an abundance of evidence, including DNA, police have not been able to identify Feldman's killer. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
(Source: KPHO/KTVK) (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A family with Valley ties is spending another holiday season without their daughter and without any answers about what happened to her, but one of the nation's most well-known mediums might have some leads.

Allison Feldman, 31, was brutally murdered in her Scottsdale home in February 2015.

Today, her family still doesn't know who did it. And that pain of not knowing is excruciating.

"We're a close family, and we don't have that anymore, and we miss that," Allison's father, Harley Feldman, said. "There's all kinds of times where we say 'Oh, we should tell Allison this,' and we realize we can't."

He is heartbroken at a time when most families are coming together to celebrate.

"The holidays are not like they used to be," he said."It hurts not to have her here. We can't understand how this happened. She's not a bad person; she doesn't know any bad people and why ... in her own home. We just can't figure it out," Feldman said.  

[READ: Family racked with questions over Scottsdale woman's death]

Neither can investigators.

Murder mystery

Although the Scottsdale Police Department has amassed 433 pieces of evidence, including, DNA, they have not been able to find Feldman's killer.

Detectives said there was no sign of forced entry, making the murderer a mystery.

[READ: One year later, Scottsdale woman's murder remains 'priority' for police]

About a month after Feldman's murder, police released details about some items they believe the killer took from her home, among them an iPhone 6 and a Tiffany bracelet.

[READ: Police release new details in homicide of Scottsdale woman]

We checked in with Scottsdale police, and they have no new breaks in this case.

We then looked in another direction. When well-known medium James Van Praagh came through the Valley last month, we asked him if he has any leads. 

"He was watching her"

"It's someone who lives not that far away from her either. Dark hair. He had a gun," Van Praagh said. "Yep, he was watching her for a couple days."

He believes the killer is man Allison knew.

"It's definitely somebody who's been in and out of jail," Van Praagh continued. "It's definitely - I don't want to say gang activity - but two or three blocks around there's something going on."

Police are still working this case.

The Feldmans live in Minnesota and visit once a month to check in with investigators. When they visit, they stay in their daughter's home.

"Some people say 'How can you stay there?'" Feldman said. "It's the closeness we feel, and we've kept the house, and we're staying there, and I don't think we'll ever sell it."

Keeping Allison's memory alive

Feldman says his daughter had a heart of gold and volunteered with burn victims. He now raises money for the cause in her name. He says he wants his daughter's legacy remembered and her killer caught.  

People who want to donate to the Arizona Burn Foundation on Feldman's behalf can go to azburn.org/taxcredit. There is a place on the donation form to record comments; donations can be referred to as "In memory of Allison Feldman."

Hope for justice

"It's never going to get fixed," he said. "We'll never stop thinking about her. Her birthday will exist forever. The day she was murdered will exist forever. It's hard. She's a super person, and we're going to miss her."

There's a $10,000 reward if you have the tip that cracks this case Call Silent Witness at either 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or1-800-343-TIPS (8477). Spanish speakers may call 480-TESTIGO (837-8446).

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Jaime CerretaJaime Cerreta is an Emmy Award-winning news anchor and reporter with 20 years in TV news.

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Jaime Cerreta

You'll find her anchoring KTVK 3TV's Good Morning Arizona on Saturday and Sunday mornings. During the week, she reports on everything from crime scenes and breaking news to restaurant openings and community events.

Jaime created and cultivates her weekly Wednesday franchise, "Jaime's Local Love," in which she tells the stories of Arizona's local business owners.

Her love of the entrepreneurial spirit comes from her family. The Cerreta' have been making candy at the Cerreta Candy Company in Glendale for almost 50 years.

Jaime is a Valley native who grew up in Phoenix, went to Chaparral High School and graduated from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism. She was recently inducted into the Scottsdale Unified School District Foundation's Hall of Excellence alongside big names like Linda Carter and US Congressman David Schweikert.

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The readers of Arizona Foothills Magazine named Jaime "News Anchor of the Year" in both 2017 and 2018.

Jaime is a committed advocate for the Alzheimer's Association, the Scottsdale League for the Arts and Kaity's Way. She is honored to serve the people of her hometown in a field she truly loves.

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