WOODLAWN, Md. (WJZ) — A young woman whose body was found in Woodlawn 45 years ago has been identified as a teenage girl from Virginia, Baltimore County Police said.
Margaret Fetterolf lived went missing in 1975 from Alexandria, Virginia, her family told police. She had been strangled and sexually assaulted when her body was found September 12, 1976, near the Lorraine Park Cemetery in Woodlawn.READ MORE: Owusu Leads No. 8 Maryland Women Past Purdue 86-71
Fetterolf became known as the ‘Woodlawn Jane Doe” as police could not identify her. This year, further DNA testing done with the assistance of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Bode Technology helped detectives identify Fetterolf.READ MORE: Anonymous Donor Pledges to Match Donations Up To $1,000 To Help Replace Stolen Salvation Army Red Kettle
“By knowing Margaret’s identity, detectives are now one step closer to catching the people responsible for her murder,” BCPD said in an announcement.MORE NEWS: ATM Stolen In Elkridge Smash And Grab; Stolen Van Used Was Found In Baltimore, Police Say
Anyone who might have information in the case is asked to contact detectives at 410-307-2020.