21-Year-Old Homicide Case

by Emily Baird on October 12, 2010 at 11:20 am

The Licking County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in solving a homicide case that happened 21 years ago, and the victim’s family is donating a$20,000 reward for anyone with information on this crime.

The Newark Police Department says an ODOT worker found the body of 71-year-old Helen Stuart in the back seat of an abandoned car on Ohio 16 in April of 19-89. It was near Ohio 668 in hanover township. Officers say Stuart had been strangled, and they believe the incident initiated at her Russell Avenue home.

If you have any information that could be helpful in this case, you’re asked to call 740-349-6888.