SENECA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in Illinois are appealing to people in northwestern Indiana to help them solve a 42-year-old cold case.
The body of a woman who was shot in the head was found in a ditch in Grundy County in 1976. The body was buried after investigators failed to confirm an identity.READ MORE: Chicago Bears Reportedly Expected To Sign Chiefs Exec Ryan Poles As New GM
Grundy County coroner John Callahan says the cold case has troubled him since he joined the office in 1994. Deputy coroner Brandon Johnson says a group of psychics recently said the woman may have been from Gary, Indiana.READ MORE: University Of Chicago Holding Safety Meeting In Wake Of Violent Crimes Near Campus
The coroner’s office plans to exhume the body in spring in an attempt to gather DNA evidence. Johnson says, “This is someone’s loved one.”
The woman was black, 18 to 23 years old, with a scar on her right hip.MORE NEWS: St. Charles Woman Files Suit Against Dog Owners, Says Rottweilers Attacked Her 'Like A Chew Toy'
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