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Prosecutor's office expects forensic evidence soon in Elkhart hit-and-run that killed 3

Prosecutor's office expects forensic evidence soon in Elkhart hit-and-run that killed 3 // WSBT 22

It's been almost four months since three people were killed in a hit-and-run in Elkhart.

The prosecutor's office says it's expecting forensic evidence to come in soon.

Family members say they're frustrated with the pace of the investigation.

The grandmother of one of the victims is speaking out.

She says since the case was turned over to the prosecutor's office four week ago, she hasn't heard a word and all she wants is answers.

On August 26, five pedestrians were struck by a car along Beardsley Avenue in Elkhart.

Three people were killed, including two children.

One of the victims was Yvonne Thomas' granddaughter, 8-month-old Dolly Smith.

"Other people probably know more than we do. Since all of this, the most information officially that's ever been given to us is ‘it's under investigation. We're looking into it,’ and it's really not been more than that, officially," said Thomas.

Thomas wants to know what is taking so long and why a person of interest hasn't been named.

"It’s beyond frustrating. I try to be so supportive because I can't imagine what it's like on their end in terms of being a police officer, or detective or prosecutor fighting hard to get justice for somebody," said Thomas.

Thomas says the hardest part is going through the holidays without her granddaughter and not being able to celebrate certain milestones.

In about two weeks, Dolly would have turned one.

"It’s ripped right away from you and I don't understand it. Now these people who murdered my grandchild are still allowed to be with their children and each other and we're miserable," said Thomas.

Thomas says moving forward, she wants justice.

Again, a spokesperson for the prosecutor's office told WSBT 22 they are expecting forensic evidence soon.

The spokesperson says the goal is for that forensic evidence to provide clear information that sends investigators in the right direction.

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