Loveland detectives use DNA technology in hopes of finding killer in unsolved murder

It’s been 42 years since a woman was found murdered in Loveland, Ohio, and detectives are still actively searching for her killer.In 1978, the Loveland Police Department began investigating the murder of Cheryl Thompson. Now, over 40 years later, police have still not found her killer.On March 24, 1978, police said Thompson left her home at 8312 Wooster Pike in Cincinnati to head to Gatsby’s on Madison Road. Her brother reported her missing the next day after family and friends could not find her.Then, on April 8, 1978, Thompson’s body was discovered by an Ohio Department of Natural Resources game protector on the bank of the Little Miami River in Loveland. The Hamilton County coroner ruled Thompson’s death a homicide and said she died by means of strangulation and blunt force trauma to the head.According to Loveland police, this case remains Loveland’s only active murder investigation. They said the case … Read More