Lancaster City police look for leads in 1987 cold case homicide

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Twenty-five years have passed and still no arrests have been made in connection to a cold case homicide in Lancaster City. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

It was during the early morning hours of December 7, 1987 when a family member discovered Carrie Marshall, dead inside her home on the 500 block of South Duke Street, police said.

The scene appeared to indicate that a burglary had taken place when Marshall was killed, investigators said. Autopsy reports show sustained numerous injuries from a sharp-edged weapon.

After 25 years, investigators have interviewed dozens of people, yet no substantial leads have developed.

The Marshall family continues to seek closure.

Anyone with information regarding the murder of Carrie Marshall should contact Lancaster Bureau of Police Det. Weiser at 717-735-3362 or Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913, or you can anonymously Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by using your cell phone. Text LANCS ,plus your message to 847411. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.