Sunday, March 01, 2009

Wednesday Marks 34 Years Since Trimble Disappearance

After 34 years police have finally charged someone with Marcia Trimble's death.
Marcia's Mothers words,

"Every year, for 34 years now, Virginia takes time to observe a horrible anniversary, but Wednesday, "I'm not burdened down with anything. I feel free."

Virginia's daughter, Marcia, disappeared in Green Hills on February 25, 1975. The 9-year-old's body was found a month later. For years, the murder went unsolved, but on the 34th anniversary there was finally a suspect, Jerome Barrett. "I've always wanted to know who killed her? When she died and how she died?" This is the first time Virginia's talked since Barrett was charged with her daughter's murder, and she hopes for answers when he goes to trial this July.

How Wonderful after all these years!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sex Offender Convicted in Marcia Trimble Case

Associated Press - July 18, 2009 1:53 PM ET

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A jury has convicted an imprisoned sex offender of murder in the 1975 strangulation death of a Girl Scout in Tennessee.

9-year-old Marcia Trimble disappeared while delivering Girl Scout cookies in her Nashville neighborhood, and her body was found near her home 33 days later.

A jury on Saturday convicted 62-year-old Jerome Barrett of 2 counts of second-degree murder. He faces 44 years in prison on each count in this case. Barrett is currently serving a life sentence for the 1975 rape and murder of a Vanderbilt University student.

The Girl Scout killing is considered Nashville's most notorious crime in decades. Barrett became a suspect in the girl's death more than a year ago as a result of DNA testing. The jury took about eight hours to deliberate.

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