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1 Year after Lyft murder, widow asks for help finding her husband's killer

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Camilla Wright & her husband Shariar Zolfaghari (Source: Family) Camilla Wright & her husband Shariar Zolfaghari (Source: Family)
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Shahriar Zolfaghari was stopped at a red light at the Boulevard NE and Rankin St. intersection in the Old Fourth Ward section of Atlanta when someone on the street approached his vehicle and shot him.

It happened at 2 a.m. on June 1, 2016 after Zolfaghari dropped a Lyft passenger off nearby.

A year later, police have no new leads and need your help.

Zolfaghari's grieving widow and her young daughter leave flowers at the spot where the person they loved the most lost his life one year ago.

"I've told her that her daddy is away with God now and that God has kept him safe," Camila Wright Zolfaghari said during a press conference.

Thirty-four-year-old Zolfaghari's killer is still on the loose. Police have ruled out his last Lyft passenger as a suspect, but say they do have a short list of persons of interest.

Zolfaghari's widow, Camila, is a state prosecutor. The couple's love story began in Istanbul while both were on vacation.

"I met Sha just over four years ago. We were together three years and two days before he was killed," Camila said.

Camila says their 2-year-old daughter, Zoya, was his pride and joy.

"Zoya and I still lay in bed and we talk about her daddy. We have a picture of his and my feet up above the bed and she likes to stand up and kiss his feet before she goes to sleep," Zolfaghari said.

Holding the 2-year-old, Camila begged her husband's killer to come forward.

"We would just like them to come forward and tell us what happened. Be brave and do it for Zoya, if not for doing it for what's right."

Detectives don't believe any of the people Camila prosecuted in the past have anything to do with her husbands death. A $35,000 reward is being offered for anyone who has information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the killer.

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