Research News Live

Infogroup Data used to solve 51-Year-Old cold case murder

1 November 2019: A single consumer record in Infogroup’s Polk City Directories was the tipping point that helped South Dakota police identify the killer in a cold case murder.

Rapid City Police Detective Wayne Keefe used the directories to cross-reference case information in the 1968 slaying of Gwen Miller, a 60-year-old pharmacist.

“I made a great deal of use of the Polk Directories throughout this whole case just locating people,” Keefe told SBPD Radio during an interview in June. “The nice part of it is you can go back to those books, and you can see where people were living in any particular time, what they were doing, and where they were working.”

Read the full story here.

Websites: Infogroup

Photo by Nicole Y-C on Unsplash

About AMSRS 429 Articles
The Australian Market & Social Research Society Limited (AMSRS) is the peak body for research professionals in Australia. It has a diverse membership of individuals at all levels of experience and seniority within agencies, consultancies, client-side organisations, the non-profit and government sectors, support services as well as institutions and the academic community. As well as over 2,000 individual members, the AMSRS has 52 new company and client-side organisation partners. The AMSRS research professionals and company partners commit to and are regulated by the AMSRS Code of Professional Behaviour.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.