MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – It’s been almost three months since Aubrey Figg was killed, and her heartbroken mother says she has been anxiously waiting for an arrest.
Miami Beach police hope a new flyer released Thursday will help generate leads in the homicide case.
Figg, 38, was found dead inside her Ocean Court second-floor apartment on June 3. Her family is still waiting for answers.
“The sadness just comes from the fact that I’m never going to see her again,” Figg’s mother Judy Maloy said in an exclusive interview with Local 10 News. “It’s been tough, but we’re going to get through this.”
It was around 9:30 that night when Figg’s husband came home from work and found her. Police say she had a laceration to her neck.
“We don’t know why somebody would do this her. Everybody loved Aubrey. She was a sweet soul,” said Diane Fletcher, Figg’s aunt. “I don’t know if it was just a random person that followed her.”
A newly released and heavily redacted police report says Figg was found inside her bedroom, next to her bed.
Police say Figg’s husband had left for work around 3 p.m. Neighbors say that when the husband returned home later that night, he came out of the apartment screaming and asking for help, saying, “My wife is dead. Call the police. Aubrey is dead!”
Figg’s cousin Brittany Jordan says getting to Apartment 4, where Figg lived, is not easy — and she wasn’t the type to open the door for anyone.
“I feel like somebody knows something,” Jordan said. “I feel it’s somebody that knows her.”
Originally from Tallahassee, Figg had lived on the beach for quite some time. The longtime Friday’s waitress had just graduated from Miami-Dade College and was hoping to start teaching this fall.
For the family, the loss and the unknown circumstances of the killing remain painful.
“On a scale from 1 to 10, it’s a 20. We’re just hoping and praying every day,” Fletcher said.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477. The police flyer can be seen below: