File Number: 86-07319
The Victim: Melissa (Missy) Riedell, 15 years of age
The Crime: On March 7, 1986, Mrs. Diana Riedell arrived at her apartment at,
The mother stated that she had spoken with Melissa by phone at approximately 2 p.m., and was to pick up her daughter and take her to visit a friend.
There did not appear to be any forced entry and the door was locked when her mother arrived at 3 p.m. There was also no indication of sexual assault nor a struggle.
The investigation into her death remains open.
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