MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A $28,000 reward is up for grabs for any information leading to an arrest in the case of woman found dead at a Cutler Bay storage facility.READ MORE: Half Of Fort Lauderdale High-Rises Without Sprinklers
Laura Cuni, 54, was found dead inside an office at the Public Storage located at 10505 Marlin Road on June 24th around 6:30 a.m. Investigators say she was murdered.
On Tuesday, her family pleaded with the public for information on her killer or killers.
Cuni’s family says she enjoyed music, laughter and her cafecito. They want closure and are hoping to find answers. They want to know how and why their aunt was killed.
“I can’t get to grieve when there’s more questions than answers,” Cuni’s niece Diana Delgado.
She says they buried her aunt last week but the family isn’t able to say goodbye – not when they don’t know why she was killed.
“I’m at confusion and angry,” said Delgado.
They’re angry mostly because they can’t think of a reason anyone would want to hurt Cuni. Her untimely death they say is a tragic ending the joyous Zen-like life she lived.
“She was fun, fun to be around…she enjoyed life to the fullest. She had a lot more,” said Cuni’s sister Laticia Marcos.READ MORE: South Miami Police Chief Rene Landa Alarmed By New Report About Covid-19 And Officers
Cuni was a longtime employee at the storage facility, according to Miami Dade Police. She was the store’s manager and also lived at the facility.
Investigators said a friend who was staying with her got worried when she did not come home after her shift ended at 6 p.m. the day before. They eventually found her dead.
Cuni’s dad said she called him everyday but on that day, he hadn’t heard from her.
” I called her about 11 p.m. I never got answer from her. I figured she must be out. I never went through my mind something like this could happen,” said her father Juvenal Cuni.
“My grandfather is 90. My aunt was his partner in life and that daily phone call, that daily presence, will be extremely missed and very important for a 90-year old dad,” said Delgado.
At last check, officers were looking through security camera footage for clues.
The hefty reward will go to anyone with information leading to an arrest in the case. The initial reward was $3,000 but the Public Storage facility joined in and added $25,000.
Miami Dade Police are urging anyone with information to come forward or call Miami Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS.MORE NEWS: Video Helps Identify Accused Porch Pirate In Fort Lauderdale, Suspect May Be Part Of Organized Ring
“I have full faith in our community that someone out there has some information in regards to what happened here,” said Detective Dan Ferrin with Miami-Dade Police. “Someone saw something. I don’t care how minimal that may seem, description of a vehicle, someone walking around that looked strange in the area, description of that person or maybe heard something.”