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Deborah Kathleen Tomlinson

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 12/27/1975


Agency: Grand Junction Police Department

City: Grand Junction

Date of Birth: 06/11/1956

County: Mesa

Date of Death: 12/27/1975

Agency Case #: 75-6192

Age: 19

Judicial District: 21st Judicial District

Gender: Female

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On December 27, 1975, Deborah Tomlinson was found in her apartment, 1029 Belford Avenue, lying partially clothed in a bathtub. She had been sexually assaulted, bound and strangled. A gash on her forehead suggests she may have fought with her attacker. Authorities have no evidence a weapon was used. A woman who managed the apartment complex found Tomlinson's body around 6:00 P.M after using a pass key to enter the locked unit. The manager had become worried after repeated phone calls were not answered and the bedroom window was left open and the toilet left running. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Grand Junction Police Department.

If you have any information about this case, please contact:

Grand Junction Police Department

Grand Junction


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