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Woman Shot in 1982, Dies in 2013, Ruled a Homicide

CSI this!

So, an Orefield woman who was shot (and obviously survived) back in 1982, recently passed away.

Since she lived this long, you wouldn’t think the shooting would have anything to do with it, right?

But you’d be wrong.

*Puts on Sunglasses*

Dead wrong.

YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH (Whoooo are you? Whoo whoo who whoo?)

The Lehigh County coroner has issued a homicide ruling in a case stretching back more than three decades.

The coroner said 65-year-old Linda J. Knauss of 5268 Baldwin Lane in Orefield died last week.

 Knauss was shot during an attempted robbery outside a Harrisburg boutique on April 12, 1982, officials said.

Knauss was slated to be cremated, but when the coroner’s office got the paperwork, they started digging.

And now the coroner has ruled her death a homicide.

The coroner said Knauss died from complications from that gunshot wound.

Investigators still haven’t made any arrests. SOURCE:

This may turn into one of those stories you see turned into a Law and Order episode.

Obviously, we’re saddened that she passed away, but the story is now out and the curiousity surrounding it is strong.

Hopefully, according to the length of criminal investigations we see on TV, this should all be solved before dinner.