Corrie L. Anderson 2008- Missing

On Oct. 28, 2008, 36-year-old Corrie L. Anderson, a mother of three from Ashville, disappeared after visiting her boyfriend at the Lake County Dodge dealership on Washington Street in Jamestown. Items found at Corrie’s house suggest she made it home before her disappearance. On Oct. 30, a hunter discovered Corrie’s car abandoned at a gas well off Kortwright Road in the town of Busti, approximately two miles from Corrie’s house. Multiple agencies have participated in a search effort. Authorities and members of the search and recovery group 3 View have used ATVs, helicopters, and dogs to inspect areas of interest; however, no sign of her has been found. Corrie Anderson is 5’11″, 170 pounds, with green eyes and blond hair. She was last seen wearing black corduroy pants, a black leather jacket, and small wire-rimmed glasses. Her keys and black, 8″ x 8″ square purse, with a G.H. Bass & Company logo, are also missing.
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Yolanda Bindics 2004 – homicide

Twenty-five-year-old Yolanda was last seen on the night of Aug. 10, 2004, when she left her job at the Family Dollar store in Jamestown. The following day, police found Yolanda’s car in the parking lot of an Arby’s restaurant on Fluvanna Ave., about half a mile from the Family Dollar store. On Sept. 8, 2004, police found Yolanda’s purse, keys, and other personal items in two separate storm drains in Jamestown. The search for Yolanda continued until Sep. 10, 2006, when hunters discovered her remains in a state forest in the Town of Charlotte. Yolanda’s death has been ruled a homicide, and at least two persons of interest – both of whom maintain their innocence – have been named in the case; however, no one has been arrested, and the case remains unsolved.
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Lori Ceci Bova – June 7, 1997

On the evening of June 7, 1997, 26-year-old Lori Bova, her husband Tyrone Bova, and her sister went to dinner at Red Lobster in Lakewood. Lori and her husband left the restaurant at about 10:30 p.m. and returned home together. According to the initial statements Tyrone gave to police, he last saw his wife shortly after their return home, when they got into an argument and she went outside to smoke a cigarette. What happened to her after that remains a mystery. Lori is described as a white female, 5’4″ tall, 106 pounds, with long curly brown hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a gray sweatshirt printed with the words “Freeport Bahamas.”
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Melinda Juul – Located deceased 1993

On Jan. 20, 1993 Melinda’s body was found along Marion Street in Jamestown. She had been shot. Neighborhood residents reported being suspicious of a black car that had driven through the area, but it remains unclear if the vehicle was connected to the crime. Melinda’s body was approximately two blocks from a resource center, where she had helped care for the developmentally disabled. Melinda was last seen when she left work to go on break. According to police, she used her bank debit card at a plaza shortly before her murder. She also purchased a magazine at the Foote Avenue Quality Markets. Melinda’s husband and four children were at home during the incident. The motive behind the murder remains unknown, and police have yet to name a suspect in the case.
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Judith Lynn McElheney – Located deceased 1990

The body of 27-year-old Judith McElheney was found on Oct. 8, 1990, at a rest stop on Route 5 in Sheridan. According to police, she had sustained a single gunshot to her head close to her left ear. Investigators have been unable to determine a motive in the case, and no suspects have ever been identified.

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Jane Doe- Dec. 6, 1983 -Located deceased

On Dec. 6, 1983, a utility company employe discovered the partially clad body of a woman in a ditch along Route 17 in Ellery. The victim, who has never been identified, had been shot once in the back, twice in the chest, and once inside the mouth. Based upon the victim’s characteristics, investigators believe she was a European; however, all attempts to identify her have been unsuccessful. She is described as a white female, 33-37 years of age, 5’4″ and 128 lbs., with grayish brown hair and brown eyes. She had a wart above her left eye and a mole behind her left ear. The autopsy revealed that the victim had given birth to at least one child, some 15 years prior to her death. The victim had bridge work on the right side of her mouth, which is believed to have been done in Europe. A handwritten note found with the victim was from the Blue Boy Motor Lodge in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Kathy Wilson 1988 – Located deceased

Kathy Wilson was last seen on May 18, 1988, Kathy disappeared after an afternoon trip to Quality Markets in Falconer. Her vehicle was later found at another grocery store on the opposite side of town. On Sept. 24, 1989, Kathy’s remains were found in a wooded area along Lindell Road in Warren County, Pennsylvania. Her case remains unsolved.

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