Updated: Nov 17, 2022
On April 26, 1970, 11 year old Terrence Bowers Jr. was found stabbed to death in his sleeping bag while camping with his fellow Boys Scouts in Phoenixville, PA There is no murder weapon, no motives, and to date; no one in custody.
Terrence "Terry" Bowers Jr.
Birth: 1959 - Death: 4/25/1970
Ethnicity: Caucasian - Sex: Male
Hometown: Darby Borough, PA
Crime Scene Location: St. Basil the Great Church, 2300 Kimberton Rd, Kimberton, PA 19442. While attending Boy Scout Troop 275 camping trip (Darby’s Blessed Virgin Mary Parish)
Last Known Location Alive: St. Basil the Great Church, 2300 Kimberton Rd, Kimberton, PA 19442. While attending Boy Scout Troop 275 camping trip (Darby’s Blessed Virgin Mary Parish)
Injury Description: Terry was stabbed 4 times through his sleeping bag, 3 times on the back, and once in the right arm hitting his chest. It's believed he was stabbed between 4AM-6:30AM on 4/25/1970 with a boy scout knife or an ordinary knife with a 3”-4” blade.
Suspect Description: Unknown
Additional Information: N/A
Anyone with information on the case can call PA Crime Stoppers at 1-800-4PA-TIPS or Pennsylvania State Police at 1-610-486-6280.
CASH REWARD: Up tp $25,000 leading to an arrest and conviction.