DE - Jane Prichard, 28, New Castle County, 20 Sept 1986

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  1. JusticeWillBeServed

    JusticeWillBeServed Active Member

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    Information taken from New Castle County Cold Case File:

    Jane Prichard was a student at the University of Maryland and was obtaining her Master's degree. She was conducting botany experiments in Blackbird Forest State Park where she was later found by two campers on the evening of September 20, 1986.

    Detectives learned Jane was shot with an unknown weapon which caused her death. She was last seen alive by a hunter shortly after 10 am. The hunter provided detectives with specific descriptions of Jane's clothing, vehicle, and scientific equipment.



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  3. TedMac

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    New cold case unit investigating the 1986 murder of Jane Marie Prichard

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/06/1...ok-from-new-cold-case-unit/?intcmp=latestnews
     
  4. JusticeWillBeServed

    JusticeWillBeServed Active Member

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    New Castle County police launched a cold case website. Jane's file is listed on the site.

    http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/crime/2016/07/18/new-castle-county-renews-effort-solve-stubborn-cold-cases/87248518/

    http://www.nccde.org/DocumentCenter/View/14848


    Victim: Jane Prichard
    Murdered on: September 20, 1986
    Location: Blackbird Forest State Park, 502 Blackbird Forest Rd, Smyrna, DE 19977
    Investigation Details: Jane Prichard was a student at the University of Maryland and was obtaining her Master’s degree. She was conducting botany experiments in Blackbird Forest State Park where she was later found by two campers on the evening of September 20, 1986. Detectives learned Jane was shot with an unknown weapon which caused her death. She was last seen alive by a hunter shortly after 10 am. The hunter provided detectives with specific descriptions of Jane's clothing, vehicle, and scientific equipment.
     
  5. STANDREID

    STANDREID A slacker when slacker wasn't cool

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    The one link says she was shot with a shotgun. Is that incorrect otherwise why would they call in an unknown weapon?
     

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