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Cold Case File: Mary Wooster

Name: Mary Wooster
Date of Crime: October 6th, 1972
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 55
Location: 140th & Brainard Ave. Powder Horn Lake, Cook County Forest Preserve
Information: The body of Mary Wooster was found near 140th Brainard Ave. in the Cook County Forest Preserve, by a fisherman that was in the area. The body had multiple injuries including gunshot wounds. The victim was a waitress at a truck stop in Indiana. She was seen at the truck stop the morning of the incident.


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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