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Posted Friday, September 20, 2013 --- 12:00 p.m.
From our news partner, WITI in Milwaukee:
WALWORTH CO. (WITI) — The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and Walworth County Crime Stoppers are looking for the public’s help to solve a cold case from 1982.
The details of the case are as follows: On August 5, 1982, 34-year-old Barbara Nelson was abducted from her place of employment at the Mini Stop-N-Shop in the town of Albion, near Edgerton, in Dane County. It is believed she was killed the following day. Her body was discovered on August 10, 1982, in a cornfield on Bray Road, about 3 miles east of Elkhorn, in Walworth County.
Witnesses described seeing an older blue or green pickup truck, and sketches were made of this vehicle. A 1961 Studebaker pickup truck closely resembles the vehicle described. Detectives from Dane County and Walworth County are jointly investigating this cold case homicide. If you know of anyone who, back in 1982, owned or had access to a vehicle matching this description, please contact the Walworth County or Dane County Sheriff’s Office.