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Reward offered in cold case of woman found dead under viaduct

Crime Stoppers: Body of Lisa Gause found under viaduct on Oct. 14, 1997

Lisa Gause (Photo courtesy of Crime Stoppers)
Lisa Gause (Photo courtesy of Crime Stoppers) (Courtesy: Crime Stoppers)

DETROIT – Saturday marked 20 years since a woman was found dead under a viaduct.

Crime Stoppers said Lisa Gause was found dead at 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 14, 1997. Her body was found under a viaduct on 12th Street just north of the Edsel Ford Freeway, or I-94.

It appeared Gause was assaulted at an unknown location and then taken to the viaduct, Crime Stoppers said.

A cash reward of up to $2,500 is being offered. Tipsters can call 800-773-2587 or visit 1800speakup.org.