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Cold Case File: Charles E. Merriam

Name: Charles E. Merriam
Date of Crime: November 4th, 1987
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 52
Location: 457 Sutherland Ln, Prospect Heights, IL 60070
Information: Charles E. Merriam was discovered inside his home, when concerned employees had gone to check on him after he failed to show up for work. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.


Anyone with information relative to this case is urged to contact the Cook County Sheriff's Police Cold Case Unit at: (708) 865-6244 or by email at: All calls are considered confidential. *** A reward is offered through Cook County Crime Stoppers *** Or submit your information electronically using this form:


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