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Name Melendez, Nereida - UPDATE
Age 17
Race/Sex H/F
Date of Incident 6/5/1989
Address of Incident Elliot Street
Type of Incident Unsolved Homicide
Cause of Death (if applicable) Ligature Strangulation

Nereida Melendez


17 year old female was found by her family on 6-6-1989 in Bell Hill Park after being reported missing the day before. Melendez was supposed to graduate from North High School on 6-5-1989 but never showed up to her graduation rehearsal at 9:00 AM. Melendez was last seen returning her work van to Sani-Mate on Shrewsbury Street.

UPDATE: Forensic evidence is currently being tested.

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