1969 Eugene police cold case

$45,000 Reward Offered in 1969 Eugene Cold Case Murder

Eugene, Ore. – For several years one of Eugene’s oldest open murder cases, the 1969 strangulation of 22-year-old Janet Lynn Shanahan, has been a priority of the Eugene Police Cold Case Squad investigators.     In April 1969, Janet had been married to 23-year-old Christopher John Shanahan for about 10 months.  Janet was attending spring […]

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SOLVED: Serial Killer Cold Case

Eugene, Ore. – On June 5, 1986, at approximately 2:42 p.m., Eugene Police and Eugene Fire Medics responded to an apartment at 255 High Street regarding deceased person Gladys May Hensley, age 62, who was located during a welfare check by an apartment employee after she had not been seen for several days. The investigation […]