Case Number: 32-86-065977
Victim: Jane Prichard
Murdered on: September 20,1986
Jane Prichard was a student at the University of Maryland and was obtaining her Master’s degree. She was conducting botany experiments in Blackbird Forest State Park where she was later found by two campers on the evening of September 20, 1986.
Detectives learned Jane was shot with an unknown weapon which caused her death. She was last seen alive by a hunter shortly after 10 a.m. The hunter provided detectives with specific descriptions of Jane's clothing, vehicle, and scientific equipment.
Jane Prichard’s 1980 Blue and White Chevy Blazer
Composite is of an unknown hunter seen near Prichard. He is described as a Caucasian male, with a beard, approx.5’09" to 5' 10," medium build, wearing a brown jacket, and blue jeans.
If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Cold Case Homicide Squad directly:
Det. Brian Shahan: Email Brian Shahan302-395-2781
Glenn Davis: Email Glenn Davis302-395-8216
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