Oh, please, let there be some answers coming someday soon...I always think of that girl and wonder where she rests...FBI to release new information on Tammy Mahoney case | WSYR
ONEIDA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Next week, the FBI plans on putting the focus back on one of Central New York’s coldest cases.
Tammy Mahoney was last seen in Oneida in 1981. The 20-year-old Morrisville State College student was hitchhiking south on Route 46. Mahoney was picked up and taken to a party on the Oneida Nation.
FBI 'close' to solving Tammy Mahoney disappearance, missing teen not seen for 40 years
ONEIDA, N.Y. — Tomorrow marks 40 years since the disappearance of Tammy Mahoney. The 19-year-old was last seen on Route 46 in Oneida back in 1981. Four decades later, investigators say they are close to cracking this case.
"She missed her entire life...she lost everything." - Denise Sinuk, Tammy Mahoney's sister
It is a decades-old cold case that has haunted the Oneida community. It was May 8, 1981 when SUNY Morrisville student Tammy Mahoney disappeared. She was last seen hitchhiking along Route 46 near the Oneida Indian Nation when she vanished. Police believe she was kidnapped, gang raped and murdered. "We are all somewhat haunted and tormented by what happened," said Denise Sinuk, Mahoney's sister.
Forty years after her disappearance, Mahoney's family is still mourning her loss, left with the agony of losing her so young. "She missed her entire life. She missed the opportunity to become the person she was meant to be. She lost everything. And we know that, we grieve that."