Up to $50,000 Reward
Up to $50,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for the murder of Cindy Joy Elias.
Cindy Joy Elias
Cindy Joy Elias, 19, was found murdered on the morning of March 24, 1977 off a logging road approximately eight miles north of Aurora, MN. Elias was found buried under a pile of brush at the scene, and initial investigations revealed she died as a result of multi-traumatic injuries to the head.
Elias was last seen in Virginia, MN at a local bar at approximately 12:30 a.m. A witness says Elias was looking for a ride home and had mentioned she was going to hitch hike. Police believe the perpetrator or perpetrators are local people who were familiar with the area where she was found.
Please bring closure to the family and friends of Cindy Joy Elias, and bring her killer(s) to justice.
Anyone with information about this case is requested to contact:
St. Louis County Sheriff's office at (218)749-6010
or the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension,
Cold Case Homicide Unit at 1-888-234-3692