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Cheryl Thompson
  • Case number: 66
  • Incident location: Little Miami River/ E. Kemper Road-Riverside Drive
    Loveland, Ohio - Hamilton County
  • Incident date: 3/24/1978 - 4/8/1978 (Approximate)
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Female
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Law enforcement agency: Loveland Police Department / Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation


On March 24, 1978 at approximately 10:00 p.m. Cheryl A. Thompson left her residence at 8312 Wooster Pike in Cincinnati, Ohio reportedly heading to Gatsby’s located on Madison Road in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was reported missing on March 25, 1978 at approximately 2:00 p.m. by her brother after family and friends were not able to locate her. On April 08, 1978 at approximately 9:40 a.m. the body of Cheryl A. Thompson was discovered by an Ohio Department of Natural Resources game protector laying face down on the bank of the Little Miami River in the 260 block of East Kemper Road in Loveland, Ohio. An autopsy performed by the Hamilton County Coroner determined Thompson’s death a homicide by means of strangulation and blunt force trauma to the head.


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