The PA State Police Troop A - Ebensburg , Criminal Investigation Unit, continue their investigation of the homicide of Beth Ann Bodenschatz.
On January 12, 1996 at 2:30pm, Forest Hills Ambulance was dispatched to the victim’s home located at 1016 New Germany Road, Summerhill, Cambria County, for a medical emergency.
Upon arrival, ambulance personnel discovered Beth Ann Bodenschatz deceased in her bedroom with a gunshot to her head.
The only person to witness the shooter was Beth Bodenschatz’s 5-year-old son.
He recalled hearing his mother talking to a man, his mother yelling, and seeing the man with a gun.
He related the man shot his mother.
He described this man as having brown hair and wearing a brown jacket.
At the time of the murder, several witnesses observed a brown/beige Subaru type car parked at the end of the victim’s driveway. A white male had been seeing walking from the residence to the vehicle.
The murder weapon has never been found.
Any persons with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the PSP Ebensburg Station at 814-471-6500 and speak to Tpr. Snedden or Cpl. Auker or you can call the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers if you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477).
All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.
Media Release #2600