Whitney Heichel's Husband Interview: 'It's Very Difficult'

ABC News has an exclusive interview with husband of slain Oregon barista.
3:00 | 10/22/12

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beginning with a sad story out of portland. The neighbor arrested for killing 21-year-old kimberly hykel. And abbie boudreau brings the story with her husband. Good morning, they say they actually knew the man accused of killing her. Now her husband wants answers. His morning, an acquaintance is 20 miles away in a jell cell. Splis say holt abducted and twilled the 21-year-old on the way to work in portland, oregon before dumping her body on this mountain. It's very difficult. I only had her a year and nine months together. Reporter: In an exclusive interview with abc news, clint hykel said the suspect who is also married lives in their apartment complex and attended their church. He said he really had take contain of the cats and plants when they were away. He said he even helped jonathan holt jump start his motorcycle a few weeks ago. She's kind, she didn't deserve this. Just why? The question is why? Reporter: Police say they don't know that answer either. And have released few details about when holt approached whitney or if he's stalking her. And neighbors are just as confused. Something snapped or something. You know, it's like something nobody expects of anybody. Reporter: A heartbreaking loss and a husband still searching for answers. She was just a beautiful little person, just full of love. And was a ray of light to everybody. We tried reaching out to holt through his wife, but she did not respond. He will make his first court appearance later today.

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