Simpsonville, SC (FOX Carolina) - It's been nearly two and half years since Brandi Blackwell's little sister, Cati Blauvelt was found dead in an abandoned Simpsonville home.

On October 24, 2016, police say Cati was killed in an abandoned home off Main Street. Found in the cellar, stabbed to death, police say the 22-year-old was a victim of a brutal attack. 

Now, on March 13, Cati's story will be told on the TV show "In Pursuit with John Walsh" airing at 10:00 p.m. on Discovery ID. 

Simpsonville Police say that it's Cati's estranged husband, John Blauvelt, who is wanted for the murder.

John Blauvelt

John Blauvelt (Source: City of Simpsonville)

"We have no real clue where he is at. He could be here," Brandi explained, "There or anywhere in between.”

Police say during the initial stages of the investigation, Blauvelt fled the state and has been on the run ever since. Simpsonville Police say Blauvelt was last seen in Oregon. 

During this time, Cati's family has been trying to keep her name in the public, along with John's name and face.

"We put stickers out," said Brandi, "We have flyers, wanted posters with John's face on it.”

Simpsonville PD and the U.S. Marshals Service hope that the "In Pursuit" episode will foster nationwide television coverage will bring about tips or information leading to the capture of John Blauvelt.

That same sentiment is held by Traci Fant, a community activist with Freedom Fighters. She's been helping Cati's family since the investigation began.

"With John Walsh," said Fant, "He has a really good track record in resolving cases of people calling in tips. Our hope is someone sees him on the national platform and calls in a tip and gets him arrested."

The episode airs March 13th on the Discovery ID Channel.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the following:

• Simpsonville Police Department Criminal Investigations Division

  • o 864-967-9536

• Greenville County Crime Stoppers

  • o 864-23-CRIME (864-232-7463)

• U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force

  • o 1-866-4-WANTED or text keyword WANTED and tip to TIP411 (847411)

Another man, Charles Sidney Scott Jr. was also charged with murder and possession of a deadly weapon in the death of Cati Blauvelt. 

Related: Two years later: Police say Cati Blauvelt's killer is still on the run

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