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Unsolved 1986 murder could be reopened

Original post made on Sep 4, 2017

The unsolved murder of a 27-year-old Palo Alto woman who was found in an Illinois cornfield 31 years ago could be reopened, pending the investigation of another decades-old murder, according to the Belleville News-Democrat.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:45 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Curilus
a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Sep 4, 2017 at 9:48 pm

Which part of Illinois is "nearly 3000 miles" from Palo Alto?

Posted by Katy
a resident of Barron Park
on Sep 5, 2017 at 12:12 pm

Curilus - after doing a google search on "The Summerfield Woman" I found an article that said it was a field outside of a town in northwest Illinios town. Another article said she was buried in Belleville, Illinois. Belleville is in the southwest part of Illinois.

This article: Web Link

Said she was found "just outside Summerfield"

Posted by Hermia
a resident of Triple El
on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:04 pm

Summerfield is 2100 miles from Palo Alto. So I guess they were rounding up. WAY up.

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