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    MD - Cynthia Joan Gastelle, 18, Takoma Park, 3 April 1980


    Cynthia Joan Gastelle

    Endangered Missing from Takoma Park, Maryland since April 3, 1980

    Age: 18 -- Height: 5'0" -- Weight: 90 lbs -- Hair Color: Brown -- Eye Color: Brown


    Cynthia was last seen in Takoma Park, Maryland on April 3, 1980. She has never been heard from again. Few details are available in her case.


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    Cynthia Joan Gastelle


    Gastelle, 18, disappeared from Takoma Park, Maryland on April 3, 1980. Her skeletal remains were found in Haymarket, Virginia in February 1982. She wasn't identified until June 2012.

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    http://www.northernvirginiamag.com/cold-cases/

    Whatever happened to 18-year old Cynthia Joan Gastelle is one of those whodunit cases Coady is handling. She was reported missing to the Takoma Park police in Maryland by her family on April 3, 1980. On February 12, 1982, Prince William police found skeletal remains on Bull Run Mountain off of Mountain Road in the Haymarket area.

    Investigators didn’t know who she was, where she came from or how she got to where she was found. “They had a possibility of how she died but it wasn’t a concrete sort of thing at the time, where it was enough to know it was murder,” Coady says...

    There is no evidence of the perpetrator in that case, though they do have a picture of a former boyfriend who they consider a person of interest.


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    Possibly related cases...

    This case involves what would appear to be an abduction, murder, and transportation of the victim across state lines - from Maryland to Virginia.

    I wonder if this case might be related to some other similar abuction/murders of young girls which occurred in and arround the Virginia, DC, Maryland area around that same time frame. Here are a few:

    Kimberly Christine Mileo, 21, Missing June 1983 from Croom, Maryland

    Katherine O'Neil Anderson , 24, Missing 20 April 1979 from Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

    LINK:
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/930dfmd.html


    Gina Renee Hall, 18, Missing since June 28, 1980 from Radford, VA

    LINK:
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/2147dfva.html


    Zita Cecilia Gutierrez, 24, Missing since August 22, 1980 from Bethesda, MD

    LINK:
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/820dfmd.html


    Virginia Alice Welch, 22, Missing since July 12, 1982 from Roanoke, VA

    LINK:
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1502dfva.html

    http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...7#post11574757


    Catherine Worsky, 12, Missing since July 12, 1982 from Charlottesville, VA

    LINK:
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/2401dfva.html

    http://www.c-ville.com/law-enforceme.../#.VOiXrS6Feio

    http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...e-12-July-1982


    Diana Lynn Knack, 22, abducted from Prince Georges County, MD 24 Dec 1977 Body found in Great Falls, VA months later.


    Nancy Lynn Jason,18, Missing from Chevy Chase, MD 20 July 1977

    LINK:
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/3142dfmd.html


    Eileen Kelly, 18, Unsolved Murder December 1974, Washington DC

    LINK:
    http://mpdc.dc.gov/mpdc/frames.asp?d...pdf&group=1533

    http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/lo...ington_DC.html


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