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Cold Case on Linda Susan Pierson

State Police Need Information on the case on Murder of Linda Susan Pierson - Occurred on 11/17/1966

Offense Location

Ohio River bank 40 feet North of the Intersection of Jackson and Front Streets Dayton, Campbell County, KY.

Victim Information

Linda Susan Pierson, W/F, 18, Dayton, KY.


The victim was discovered clothed in only her bra covered by a coat on the south bank of the Ohio River. The cause of death was suffocation due to strangulation from a wire or cord. The location was determined to be a dumpsite for the body and a location of the murder was never determined. Several suspects were identified but no arrests were ever made.

Investigating Officer Contact Information


OFFICER: Lt. Lt. Tom Lilley

PHONE: (859) 428-1212
E-MAIL: Tom.Lilley@ky.gov

However, if you need to report information that is of an emergency nature, please contact the Kentucky State Police toll free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or call your local police/sheriff department at 911.

If you wish to report more information on this Cold Case, use the form on the KSP Main Website.

Contact Information for the Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police
919 Versailles Road | Frankfort, KY 40601

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