Father seeks justice for unsolved murder of son
PORTLAND (WGME) -- One year after the murder of his son, a Maine father still seek justice for the unsolved crime.
On Saturday, CBS 13's Alexa Maslowski interviewed the victim's father, David Boulard.
His son, David Anderson, was shot and killed while visiting an apartment in Portland in March 2016, but officials have yet to find the person responsible.
"I don’t think he would have been in that apartment if he wasn’t into drugs," Boulard says in the interview.
Portland police have surveillance images of a person-of-interest that show him leave the complex at 88 Gilman Street the night Anderson was killed.
Boulard says he believes those there that night know who the man in the images is.
"Somebody knows him he didn’t have that big of disguise on, somebody knows the way he walks the way he looks. I want him off the streets. It’s a very dangerous person whoever it is."
Boulard also addressed his son's drug addiction. He says he knew "he was involved in that stuff, because he used to call me all the time for money."
He says he tried to get Anderson to go to rehab and stop using many times.
"He just fell on hard times. For some reason that’s what they do once they get on the street like that, it’s something that's hard to get away from," he says.
"It’s a very powerful drug. I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy. For all the young people,” Boulard says, “Get help. There is help out there."
Boulard says he hopes something good can come from this story, whether it is to encourage those getting into drugs to stop or to find the person who committed this crime.
And even though it’s been a year, Boulard says, "Time doesn’t matter. It’s a wound that'll never heal."
David Anderson would have been 38 next week.