One Identity Given From 1970's Murder Investigations

March 22, 2018 - 12:00 pm

It was 1970.  The body of a woman was found along the side of Interstate 81 in Rice Township. Officials determined she was a murder victim. The woman was never unidentified and buried in Maple Hill Cemetery in Hanover Township. In 2016, her remains and that of two other unidentified murder victims, all unrealted to each other, were exhumed from the Cemetery. Since them forensic experts have been trying to identify them. Today Luzerne County officials and State Police at Hazleton announced that woman is 33 year old Lucille Marie Frye from Wilkes Barre. The identities of the others, also from the 1970's have not yet been determined.

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