File Number: 90-27736
The Victim: On September 2, 1990, 27 year old Shirley Ann Lacks was transported to
The Crime: On 9/2/90 the CSPD was notified that there had been an altercation at a
On 9/5/90, Shirley Lacks was admitted to
The victim's male friend could not describe the assailant but reported that he was driving a Mazda RX7. The witness stated that Ms. Lacks had been shot outside the vehicle by the suspect and that she stumbled to his car before he took her to
The Investigation: According to newspaper articles at the time, Ms. Lacks was a known prostitute and narcotics user and had a number of arrests. Several potential suspects were identified and an informant indicated that the assailant had been driving a gray Mazda. The investigation into Ms. Shirley Lacks' death remains open.
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