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Episode #7: Anna Rocknick - Murdered (2005)

Updated: Nov 17, 2022

A green wreath tied with a red ribbon hung from the front door of Anna Rocknick’s home. Candles flickered in the windows signaling Christmas spirit was alive. Anna went to bed that Christmas Eve expecting to spend the day with family celebrating the holiday. Little did she know, she would be waking up to a nightmare.


Anna Rocknick

Birth: 1911 - Death: 12/25/2005

Ethnicity: Caucasian - Sex: Female

Hometown: Harmony Township (Beaver County)


Crime Scene: Police found that the front door of her home was pried open (possibly a crowbar or tire iron). After gaining access he went through the house methodically pulling out drawers and neatly placing them on the floor before searching them individually. He had raided the living room and 2 other bedrooms before he made his way into Anna’s bedroom.


Last Known Location Alive: Home


Injury Description: Anna over the head multiple times with a blunt object.


Suspect Description: Younger white male


Additional Information: N/A


DNA: Unknown


Fingerprints: Unknown


If You have any information, no matter how small the detail please contact the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at 724-774-2000 or the Beaver County Detective Bureau at 724-773-8550.


CASH REWARD: Up tp $25,000 leading to an arrest and conviction.


Sources

https://www.timesonline.com/story/news/crime/2020/12/23/christmas-eve-homicide-harmony-township-woman-remains-unsolved/3991070001/ https://www.newspapers.com/image/96610673 https://archive.triblive.com/news/man-questioned-in-elderly-womans-beating-death/ https://www.newspapers.com/image/96610728/ https://expressdigest.com/pittsburgh-college-students-investigate-cold-cases/ https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/Report/CpDocketSheet?docketNumber=CP-04-CR-0000692-2006&dnh=w9%2BspqqrmtEC0jD2FaRBXg%3D%3D


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