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Cold Case: Linda Neukum


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Linda Neukum

December 23, 1981

300 Market Street


Linda Neukum was seen leaving the Marion Hotel in downtown San Diego during the late evening hours of December 23, 1981. At approximately 11 p.m. a bystander found Neukum staggering out of an alley toward 300 Market Street. Neukum collapsed, telling the bystander she had been stabbed and her attacker was a white male. Neukum was rushed to the hospital but later died in surgery as a result of numerous stab wounds.

A possible suspect was seen running northbound on Second Street at the time the incident occurred. The suspect was described as a white male, medium build, 5'8" to 5'11" with dark short or collar length hair, wearing loose fitting dark clothing. The suspect is unknown and still at large.