Pennsylvania State Police Troop R - Honesdale responded on August 28, 1997 at 0130 hours for a homicide investigation at River Road, Damascus Twp., Wayne County.
The Wayne County Communication Center received a report of a residential structure fire at a residence located on River Road.
After local Fire Departments suppressed the fire, the remains of a female were discovered inside of the residence.
The victim was identified as Patricia WOLL, 43 years of age.
A detailed investigation was conducted by the Pennsylvania State Police. The fire was ruled, arson and the manner of WOLL’S death was ruled homicide.
UPDATE 2020: Several new investigatory leads and evidence have been uncovered and are activity being pursued by Investigators. The Pennsylvania State Police, Honesdale Criminal Investigation Unit is asking the public for assistance.
Any persons with information on this incident are asked to anonymously contact Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107
All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing persons.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.
Media Release #2793