"I still think whoever this person was knew my wife and had a motive," Bevers tells PEOPLE
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Brandon Bevers, the husband of a Texas fitness instructor who was found dead inside a church last month just before she was to teach an early morning class, believes his wife knew her killer.

“I still think whoever this person was knew my wife and had a motive,” Bevers tells PEOPLE. “There’s no doubt about it.”

Terri “Missy” Bevers, 45, arrived at The Creekside Church of Christ in Midlothian, Texas, at about 4:15 a.m. on April 18 to get ready to teach her fitness boot camp. When several of her students showed up, they found her unresponsive.

A surveillance video of the church released by officials shows an unidentified suspect dressed in tactical gear, carrying a hammer. Missy died from multiple puncture wounds to the head and chest, according to an arrest warrant. Authorities still haven’t confirmed if the suspect is male or female.

But Brandon thinks he knows.

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“I think it was a woman,” he said. “That’s just an opinion.”

Brandon, who is raising their three daughters, says he has good days and bad days when he thinks about the crime that remains unsolved. There are so many unanswered questions.

“There’s no reason why an individual would break into a church, dressed in that type of clothing and stage a robbery, or what would appear to be a robbery – going through the building, breaking glass and opening doors,” he says. “If that person was really there to commit a robbery, why did they kill my wife and leave her wedding ring on her finger?”