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Episode #10: Beth Lynn Barr - Murdered (1977)

Updated: Nov 18, 2022

In November 1977, Beth was abducted while walking home from school after an early dismissal before Thanksgiving break. Less than two years later her body was found in a shallow grave on the edge of a cemetery.

Beth Lynn Barr

Birth: 1970 - Death: 12/23/1977

Ethnicity: Caucasian - Sex: Female

Height: Unknown - Weight: Unknown

Hair Color: Brown - Eye Color: Brown

Hometown: Wilkinsburg Borough (Beaver County)

Crime Scene: Beth was abducted while walking home from school on November 23rd, 1977. She was last seen talking to a man in a blue sedan with a red & white license plate which is believed to be an Ohio plate. Beth's remains were recovered from the area near Restland Memorial Park near the duck pond.

Last Known Location Alive: Walking southeast on Ardmore Blvd, left onto Marlboro Ave, and immediately right on Traymore Ave.

Injury Description: Multiple stab wounds to the chest.

Suspect Description: Caucasian male, in his 40's, 5'10"-5'11" tall, medium build, with medium brown curly hair. At the time he was wearing a grey suit with blue tinted sunglasses.

Additional Information: N/A

DNA: Unknown

Fingerprints: Unknown

If You have any information, no matter how small the detail please contact the Allegheny County Police Homicide Division at 412-743-1300.



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