1975 Cold Case becomes homicide investigation: report

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MEDIA, PA – Authorities in Pennsylvania are re-investigating the case of Wendy Eaton, a teenage media girl who went missing on May 17, 1975.

The long-standing case, however, is now being treated as a homicide, Pennsylvania State Soldier Andrew Martin told NBC 10 Philadelphia. The authorities are search the wooded area where they believe Eaton is missing.

According to The Charley Project, which records cold cases across the United States, Eaton’s family left home to golf at a local country club on the day she went missing, but the teenager stayed on to sunbathe.

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Hours later, she was last seen three blocks from her family’s house. Police dogs then followed her scent to where she was last seen, near Indian Trail Lane and Media Station Road, according to the Charley project.

Police are now searching the woods behind a house near this intersection, according to NBC 10 report.

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“We certainly can’t talk about individuals or this part of the investigation, but what I can tell you is that the property is of interest for us for important reasons, ”Delaware County Attorney Jack Stollsteimer told the publication.

Patch contacted Stollsteimer’s office for more information but did not receive an immediate response.

Photo: Pennsylvania State Police and Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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