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CAROL ROFSTAD - $1,000.00 Reward

Carol Rofstad Race: White

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: March 10, 1954

Height: 5'4"

Case Details: Carol Rofstad, who was 21 when she was killed, lived in Normal, IL while attending Illinois State University. She was found beaten unconscious about noon December 23, 1975, outside her sorority house at 602 S. Fell Street. The suspected murder weapon, an 18-inch piece of railroad tie, was found nearby. Rofstad wasn't found until roughly 12 hours after the attack. She died Christmas Eve as a result of head injuries.
 
Two men, one of whom carried a club, were seen between 10 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. on December 22, 1975. Both were white males and between the ages of 18 and 25. The composite at right is for, Suspect #1, the suspect carrying the club.
 
At the time of the attack, most students had already left campus for the holiday break. Instead of returning to Elk Grove Village, though, Rofstad had stayed in the Twin Cities to work at a retail store. Money was found in her purse and there was no evidence of sexual assault. Two women, in the sorority house, neither saw nor heard anything unusual.
Contact Information: Anyone with information in this case can call the Normal Police Department at (309) 454-9526, or Crime Stoppers of McLean County at (309) 828-1111.

SUSPECT INFORMATION:

Suspect 1
Gender: Male | Race: White | Height: 6'2" | Weight: 200 | Hair: Brown | Eyes: Brown | DOB or Age Range: 18-25
Artist's Drawing of Suspect #1 - Artist's Drawing of Suspect #1
Suspect 2
Gender: Male | Race: White | Height: >5'4" | Weight: 180 | Hair: White | Eyes: Green | DOB or Age Range: 25-35

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