A1 Security Crime of the Week


A1 Security Crime of the Week



Category Crimes of the Week




This Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Karen Lee Ann Caughlin on March 16th, 1974.


The Government of the Province of Ontario is offering a reward in the amount of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Karen CAUGHLIN.


On the early morning of March 16, 1974, Karen CAUGHLIN, age 14, was dropped off on Brock Street South in SARNIA, Ontario, in front of her girlfriend’s house. She never entered the residence and her body was discovered later that day in a shallow ditch at the edge of a gravel side road a few miles northwest of the Town of PETROLIA, Ontario. It was determined that Karen died from injuries consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle. The police know that Karen’s killer(s) drove a 1970-1971 purple Chrysler high performance vehicle with factory paint known as “Plum Crazy”.


Any person having information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Karen CAUGHLIN should communicate immediately with the Director of the Criminal Investigation Branch, Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or (705) 329-6111.


If you wish to remain anonymous please contact Sarnia Lambton Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.p3tips.com. You could receive a cash reward if your information leads to solving this crime.


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