The Cold Case Murder of Lieutenant Joe Clark Solved After 3 Decades

Detectives covering the case had never realized the murderer had been a lot closer than they ever realized

Joe Clark (image courtesy of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office)

It was February 7, 1981, in Marietta, Ohio, when Lieutenant Joe Clark was enjoying an evening in with his wife. The forty-nine-year-old police officer had served the…

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Megan Ashley

Megan Ashley

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