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Loretta Lyons

On June 9, 1966 Loretta Lyons, age 46 was found deceased inside her home on Latham Road.  Mrs. Lyons husband found her on the floor in a pool of blood when he arrived home.

There were signs of a struggle in the home; however there was no forced entry.  Mrs. Lyons appeared to have been beaten and strangled.  It did not appear as though anything was missing from the home.

A witness had seen a red Ford Galaxy near the home.


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