On July 8, 1976, police responded to a field near the intersection of NE 33rd Avenue and Stafford Street at approximately 3:55 pm. Upon arrival, officers were contacted by witnesses stating they had discovered a deceased woman near the Columbia Slough. An investigation led police to confirm that the victim, a 14-year-old white woman, was Teresa Wine through dental records. An autopsy revealed that Teresa had bled to death and had died sometime between July 7and the 8.
Investigators believe that Teresa had been murdered somewhere else and her body had been dumped in the field.
Witnesses may contact Cold Case Homicide Unit investigators directly at (503) 823-0400. To remain anonymous, witnesses may provide information through Crime Stoppers of Oregon.
Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.
Information about unsolved homicides can lead to a reward of up to $2,500 cash. All other unsolved felony crimes are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.
Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.
Submit an anonymous tip:
Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.
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