New York State Sheriff's "Unsolved Crimes"

Below, are Unsolved Crimes listed in order by County. Please review each case. If you have any information regarding any of these cases, contact the Sheriff's Office that is investigating..

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING ANY OF THESE INDIVIDUALS . . . LEASE CONTACT THE INVESTIGATING SHERIFF'S OFFICE LISTED OR YOUR LOCAL SHERIFF'S OFFICE

NAME: David Fennell
SEX: Male
AGE: 79
DATE OF BIRTH: N/A
HEIGHT: N/A
WEIGHT: N/A
HAIR COLOR: N/A
EYE COLOR:
RACE: White
DATE FOUND: 09/17/2000
DATE OF PICTURE: N/A

Circumstances/Info: On Sunday, September 17, 2000, at approximately 9:40am, when Edna Kent left for church, her house mate and friend, David Fennell, age 79 was sitting on the couch reading the Sunday newspaper. When Edna returned home at approx 12:50pm she discovered Fennell on the couch, deceased from numerous stab wounds. Fennell was a retired salesman who was divorced from his first wife. Edna Kent was widowed in 1972 and the two of them started dating in 1978 with David moving in with Edna in 1979. David's only son, Shane lived in Massachusetts.
After several hundred leads being followed up on, and extensive interviews of friends, associates and family members of both David and Edna this investigation remains an open case. Robbery does not appear to have been a motive.

Contact Information: ****Anyone with information is asked to call the Yates County Sheriff's Criminal Investigation Division at (315)536-5176 or the Crime Tip Hotline at (315)536-5558. All calls will be kept confidential.****


NAME: Thomas L. Francisco
SEX: Male
AGE: 38 years
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/14/1960
HEIGHT: 5'7"
WEIGHT: 150
HAIR COLOR: Brown
EYE COLOR: Brown
RACE: White
DATE FOUND: 07/07/1999
DATE OF PICTURE: N/A

Circumstances/Info: On July 07, 1999 at approximately 5:00pm members of the Chenango County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence on the One Eye Road in the Town of Pharsalia, Chenango County, New York. The One Eye Road is a rural dirt road located east of the City of Norwich, NY. Upon entering the residence, Deputies discovered the body of the owner: Thomas L. Francisco age 38. As a result, an Autopsy was conducted and the cause of death was ruled to be a Homicide. The Victim was employed in the Village of Cazenovia, Madison County, New York. He also owned a portable sawmill. At the time of his death Mr. Francisco was living alone and working the night shift. A multi Agency Task Force was established consisting of the Cortland County Sheriff's Office, Madison County Sheriff's Office and Broome County Sheriff's Office.
Tom left a mother, father and a 7 year old son behind. The family is asking for anyone that may have information regarding Tom's death to contact the authorities.


Contact Information:
Chenango County Sheriff's Office, Lieutenant James E. Lloyd, jlloyd@co.chenango.ny.us 607-337-1864


NAME: Suzanne M. Pitcher
SEX: Female
AGE: 47
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/20/61
HEIGHT: 5'6"
WEIGHT: 260
HAIR COLOR: Brown shoulder length
EYE COLOR:
RACE: White
DATE MISSING: 08/02/1999
DATE OF PICTURE: N/A

Circumstances/Info: The lifeless body of Suzanne "Sue" Pitcher, 38, was found in a field, just off the roadway on Wadsworth Road in the Town of Caledonia. Ms. Pitcher was last seen near her home on East Main street, Rochester, near Culver Road, in the early morning hours of August 2, 1999. Her body was discovered around 7:00 A.M.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Office, new York State Police and Rochester Police Department have investigated hundreds of leads and conducted numerous interviews. Efforts continue to bring the case to resolve, to bring her killer to justice, and to provide her family a sense of closure.
There is reason to believe that there may be individuals who have information pertinent to this investigation, that for unknown reasons, have not yet come forward. We are making an appeal to those persons to contact the Sheriff's Office as soon as possible. Even if you think your information is unimportant, or someone else may have already reported what you know, please call the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. Your call may be the one that provides us with the information to solve this case. SUSPECT Unknown Male 20 - 30 years of age 5'9" - 6'0" Slender Build, Medium Length Hair (NOTE: description may vary) Suspect Vehicle Early to Mid 90's Small to Midsized Dark Green or Turquoise. Unknown if 2 or 4 door vehicle.

Contact Information: Livingston County Sheriff's Office, 716-243-7100
Crime Stoppers - Cash reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of an individual. (716) 423-9300



NAME: Jane Doe (Unidentified)
SEX: Female
AGE: 13 to 19
DATE OF BIRTH: Unknown
PLACE OF BIRTH: Unknown
HEIGHT: 5'3"
WEIGHT: Approximately 120 pounds
HAIR COLOR: Brown/Blonde streaks
EYE COLOR: Brown
RACE: White
DATE MISSING: N/A
DATE OF PICTURE: 1979 (computer enhanced)


Circumstances/Info:
Remains found in November of 1979 off State Highway 20 (Town of Caledonia, 23 mi. south of Rochester). She was wearing tan corduroy jeans, a multi-colored plaid shirt, blue knee socks, brown shoes, a red man's windbreaker with black stripes down the arms and color label reading Auto Sports Products, Inc. Dental info available.

Contact Information: Livingston County Sheriff's Office, 4 Court Street, Geneseo, NY 14454, 716-243-7100