Unsolved: How Ferguson Township police are tackling cold cases in new ways

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By Sarah Paez

There are more than 700 pages in the Ferguson Township police file on Jean Tuggy, the 60-year-old woman found dead in her Pine Grove Mills home in an intentional homicide nearly three years ago.

And that’s just a start to answering the question: “Who would want to kill Jean?”

Now, thanks to a newly formed Ferguson Township police cold case unit, there are two dedicated detectives tasked with answering that question. They have already begun by sifting through Tuggy’s file and the files of two other women whose disappearances remain unsolved — Jennifer Cahill-Shadle and Hyun Jung “Cindy” Song.

For almost three months, Ferguson Township police detectives Josh Martin and Caleb Clouse have been poring over police reports, interview transcripts, crime scene evidence and tracking down possible witnesses to try to find out what happened to these women.
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And with the help of the Centre County District Attorney’s office, they are able to lay the groundwork for arrests leading to prosecution — or in some cases, determine if a crime has been committed. (Click here to read more)

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