Unsolved Homicide - 2002

Unsolved Homicide - 2002

Victim Lula Gessler

Tacoma Police detectives need your help to identify the suspect responsible for the murder of Lula Gessler.

Shortly after midnight on May 19th, 2002, the body of victim Lula Gessler was found inside of a vacant house in the 1200 block of Sheridan Ave. in the Hilltop area of Tacoma.  Detectives determined the victim had been strangled by an unidentified suspect.

Lula Gessler was last seen on the evening of May 18th, 2002, walking in the 900 to 1200 block of Martin Luther King Way in Tacoma, approximately four blocks from where her body was later found.  Detectives are looking to identify anyone who had contact with the victim or who was seen with the victim that night.

Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.
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