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Melissa Riedell

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 03/07/1986

Occupation: Student

Agency: Colorado Springs Police Department

City: Colorado Springs

Date of Birth: 03/29/1970

County: El Paso

Date of Death: 03/07/1986

Agency Case #: 86-7319

Age: 16

Judicial District: 4th Judicial District

Gender: Female

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On March 7, 1986, 16 year old Melissa Riedell was found deceased in her apartment by her mother. An autopsy revealed possible strangulation and multiple stab wounds. There did not appear to be any forced entry and the door was locked when her mother arrived, there was also no indication of sexual assault or a struggle. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Colorado Springs Police Department.

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

Colorado Springs Police Department

Colorado Springs


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