The Maine State Police never give up. Even when some cases go cold. Years later, information comes out that can help them solve a crime.

In this case, there are still looking into the unsolved homicide of Florence Lauze from 1975.

From the Maine State Police Facebook Page:

 On August 16, 1975, a father and son found a body inside a culvert in Sherman Lake in the town of Newcastle.
The body was that of 19-year-old Florence Lauze of Brockton, Massachusetts. It is believed that Florence may have been hitchhiking from Brockton to visit her father who lived in Damariscotta. 
If you have any information on the murder of Florence Lauze, please contact the Maine State Police, Major Crimes Unit-Central, at 36 Hospital Street Augusta, ME 04333 or call them at (207)624-7143 or (207) 624-7143.

 

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You may also report information about this crime using the leave-a-tip form at the link below.

https://www.maine.gov/…/report-cr…/major-crimes-unit-central