Unidentified Female

Case Number: 32-77-040780

Unidentified Female


 Victim:  Unidentified white female approximately 45 years old

Murdered on: May-June 1977

Location: Old Union Church Road, Townsend, De.

Investigation Details:

The victim’s badly decomposing body was located by a passerby on the side of the road in a drainage ditch. The victim is described as a white female, approximately 45 years of age, 5’3” to 5’6” with blond or light brown hair. The victim’s death has been ruled a homicide.


If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Cold Case Homicide Squad directly:

Det. Brian Shahan: BShahan@nccde.org  (302) 395-2781

Glenn Davis: GLDavis@nccde.org  (302) 395-8216

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