Media Release #2261, Homicide Victim Jean Patrick Goldman, Unknown Suspect(s) - Fairview Township, Erie County, PA



The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop E, Criminal Investigation Assessment Unit, continue their investigation into the homicide of Jean Patrick Goldman. 

On June 23, 1987, at 4:30 p.m., Jean Patrick Goldman was found deceased in the passenger side seat of the family owned blue minivan.  The minivan was located on the east berm of SR 98, just north of SR 832.  The intersection was located approximately two miles south of Interstate 90.  The victim suffered a single gunshot wound to the head from a small caliber firearm.  Jean Goldman was discovered covered in a blanket inside the locked van.  There appeared to be no signs of a struggle prior to his killing. 

An extensive neighborhood canvass was conducted which led to minimal findings.  Family members (wife and son) were interviewed numerous times during the investigation and provided varying stories.  Both individuals located to the state of Florida shortly after the homicide.

Despite the age of the case, there are numerous witnesses and associates who can still provide relevant information regarding the investigation.  The victim was known to be a private man with no known enemies in the area.  He was a father to one daughter and one step-son.  They moved from Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1982 when an employment opportunity with a national moving company developed.      

WHAT YOU CAN DO:  If you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS.  All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.  

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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