Poster of Elizabeth Andes

Elizabeth Andes

Elizabeth Andes
  • Case number: 3300
  • Incident location: 517 Wells Mill Drive
    Oxford, Ohio - Butler County
  • Incident date: 12/28/1978
  • Homicide date: 12/28/1978
  • Date of birth: 12/16/1955
  • Gender: Female
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Height: 5'03"
  • Weight: 115
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: City of Oxford, Division of Police


In December 1978, Elizabeth Andes was a 23 year old, who had accepted a full time job with a company in Cincinnati, OH after graduating from college. Elizabeth spent the 24 hours leading up to her death preparing to move from her apartment in Oxford, OH to Cincinnati, OH. She had several acquaintances in Oxford, however, the majority of her friends had already graduated or were out of town for the holiday break. While in college, Elizabeth worked part time at carryout store and was last seen at that store 2 hours before her murder was discovered. Elizabeth’s body was discovered in the bedroom of her apartment around 9:30 PM on December 28, 1978. She had been strangled with pieces of clothing and had multiple stab wounds to her chest. She also suffered multiple bruises to her neck, chest, stomach and legs during the attack.


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