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Baton Rouge police take new look at LSU student's 1985 death

6 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, September 08 2015 Sep 8, 2015 September 08, 2015 8:42 AM September 08, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE- Police in Baton Rouge are taking a new look at the 1985 slaying of an LSU doctoral candidate, hoping advances in DNA testing will shed new light on the case.
Twenty-seven-year-old Melissa Montz had been missing for 51 days when her remains were found in November 1985 in a ditch near the 18th fairway of LSU's golf course. Police said at the time she had been tied to a log and raped. No arrests were ever made.
Investigators now hope testing of items found at the scene might turn up new clues that could help solve the case.

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