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Cold Case on Juvenile

State Police Need Information on the case on Murder of a Juvenile - Remains Found on 10/19/1971

Offense Location

Body discovered in a creek under a bridge on New Hope Road 2.4 miles north of KY 10 in Pendleton County.

Victim Information

Juvenile (name withheld due to nature of assault), W/F, DOB: 10/19/1961 78 Rose Ave Highland Heights, KY


The 10 year-old victim was reported missing to the Highland Heights Police Department on or about 10/19/1971. The victim's body was discovered in Pendleton County and an autopsy revealed that she had been sexually assaulted and stabbed multiple times in an unknown location. The victim's body was dumped in the creek and covered with rocks in an effort to hide the remains.

Investigating Officer Contact Information


OFFICER: 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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