Click Here to Read Reading Eagle News Article Dated February 15, 1993
Elsie Stiely, 83 years old was RAPED & MURDERED in her small row home at 1445 Mulberry Street and now18 years later her killer is still not held accountable.
Valentines Day, 1993 ♥
February 12th or 13th, 1993 someone broke into Elsie's home. She suffered a blow to her head ~was raped and strangled ~ NOW HER KILLER WALKS FREE Elsie was a kind older woman who never bothered anyone. Who could have committed such a crime?
Reading Eagle Article Dated February 16, 1993
Reading Eagle Article Dated February 16, 1993 Part II
Reading Eagle Article Dated February 15, 1993
Elsie enjoyed sitting on her porch in the summer, talking to those who passed by. She lived in the neighborhood for more than 40 years.
The front and rear doors to Elsie's house were locked and had security chains in place.
Police believe the killer entered the tidy home thru a unlocked first-floor window. They also believe he left the same way, leaving tracks from work boots in the snow through the backyard into an alley.
The killer had tucked Elsie into bed with blankets and sheets before leaving. More than $400 was sitting on the headboard of the bed left untouched.
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Shattered link in a chain of love
Elsie Stiely, 83, was raped and strangled in her city home in 1993. Her survivors are left with few clues, and unending heartache.
Reading Eagle article dated 8/22/2012
READING EAGLE - Shattered link in a chain of love 8/22/2012
We Need to Find Justice For Elsie
Neighbors reported seeing a suspicious man in the neighborhood around the time of the murder. Some said he had knocked on their doors looking for a friend.
Elsie told a neighbor that someone had knocked on her door asking for directions a few days before her murder.....................
Maybe you remember something strange that you didn't think was important at the time, but any information could help police find Elsie's killer.
About a block away in another back yard police found some of Elsie's bloody clothes in a trash can.
The discovery of a dollar bill in Bernville a few weeks after the crime with a handwritten message "I'm the killer. I raped a 85 year - old lady".
1445 Mulberry Street , Reading PA
September 25, A National Day of Remembrance
A memory of Elsie Stiely for the quilt.
Article Dated 4/26/2003 - Read it here
City murder puzzle gets new scrutiny
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Berks Crime Alert is offering a Reward of up to $10,000.00 for information leading to Elsie's killer. If you know anything that can help, I urge you to contact the authorities. Anyone who could rape and kill a woman such as Elsie will most likely strike again. You do not have to give your name! Please Help!
This violence against Elsie sickens me... She was completely innocent and helpless! Please, Your identity will not be given to anyone. If you have any information concerning Elsie's death, Please trust someone! You can write us firstname.lastname@example.org This has gone on for far too long!
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