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Still no arrest in random 1988 killing of SA girl, 7, in laundromat

Jennifer Delgado, 7, stabbed to death

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police believe the man who stabbed a 7-year-old girl to death in a laundromat in 1988 was angry about a vending machine. All these years later, they still don't know that man's identity.

Jennifer Delgado was in a laundromat on the 100 block of Westoak Road with her mother on June 6, 1988. Police said the man walked into the store and went to the vending machine.

"After becoming angry with the vending machine, the white male went to Jennifer Delgado and stabbed her once in the abdomen," police said. "(He) then stabbed Jennifer's mother before fleeing."

Read about the unsolved killing of an apartment manager that occurred just blocks from this location. 

The man left in a silver Honda driven by another person.

An ambulance took the little girl to Wilford Hall Hospital where she died. Her mother survived the attack.

SAPD's Cold Case Squad is still investigating the crime. If you have any information, you are asked to call 210-207-7635.