The Christine Guenther Murder

In 1981, a small Western Pennsylvania suburb mourned the loss of a 15-year-old girl. Thirty years later, her peers speak up, insisting on justice. Learn more about this promising young woman, and help us finally put this mystery to rest.

Current Coverage

September 11, 2010:  KDKA covered the new Facebook page (The video is no longer available online, but here is the script.)  Also, this particular Facebook page was removed, and another was started. http://ptcrimewatch.blogspot.com/2010/09/facebook-page-devoted-to-solving-local.html 

October 11, 2011:  Peters Patch announces Chris Guenther memorial weekend. http://peters.patch.com/events/christine-guenther-memorial-weekend 

October 26, 2011:  Almanac Editorial:  Time to Resolve Guenther Murder.  http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/almanaceditorial10262011.htm

October 26, 2011:  Almanac Article:  Quest for Answers into '81 Killing of Peters Girl Continues. http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/almanacarticle.htm   

October 26, 2011:  WPXI Story Tease via their website. http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/wpxistorytease1026.htm 

October 26, 2011:  Observer Reporter:  30 years: Teen's killing unsolved.                     http://www.observer-reporter.com/or/story11/10-26-2011-Chris-Guenther-30-years-

October 26, 2011:  KDKA:  Group Launches Facebook page. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2011/10/26/group-launches-facebook-page-in-hopes-of-solving-30-year-old-murder/#.TqiZRzzUxDE.facebook

October 26, 2011:  WPXI Target 11 Investigates 30 Year Murder.  http://www.wpxi.com/news/29593870/detail.html 

October 26, 2011:  Peters Crime Watch Blogspot shares Chris's story.  http://ptcrimewatch.blogspot.com/

October 27, 2011:  Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Classmates Campaign for Justice.           http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11300/1185272-55.stm  

October 27, 2011:  WPXI Search Continues 30 Years After Girl, 15, Vanishes From Bus Stop. http://www.wpxi.com/news/29593870/detail.html 

October 27, 2011:  WPXI Extended Interview with Allegheny County Homicide detectives. http://www.wpxi.com/video/29607121/index.html 

October 27, 2011:  WPXI Extended interview with Chris’s mother. http://www.wpxi.com/video/29607125/index.htm

October 27, 2011:  Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Classmates Campaign for Justice.           http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11300/1185272-55.stm 

October 28, 2011:  WJPA Newscast.                                                            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzwwRlcqQhk

October 28, 2011:  Weekly Recorder.  http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/weeklyrecorder1028.htm 

October 29, 2011:  Watch Dog Radio Podcast, Thirty Years to Long. http://www.watchdogradio.org/index.php

October 30, 2011:  WTAE Memorial graveside remembers murder victim 30 years later.  (No Live link to provide at this time.  The story ran during the 6PM and 11PM newscast.) http://www.wtae.com/news/29638858/detail.html#comment

October 30, 2011:  WPXI Friends remember Chris Guenther at her graveside (No Live link to provide at this time.  The story ran during the 6PM and 11PM newscast.)

October 30, 2011:  KDKA Friends and Family mark friend's solemn death and seeks answers.  http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2011/10/30/family-friends-mark-solemn-anniversary-of-teen%E2%80%99s-death-seek-answers/?src=fb

October 30, 2011:  WJPA Website.     http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/wjpawebsite102931.htm

October 31, 2011:  MSNBC.Com Website  Billboard aims to shed light on 30 year murder. http://msnbc.msn.com/id/45106314/ns/local_news-pittsburgh_pa/#.Tq910PSa9tP

October 31, 2011:  WTAE Memorial graveside remembers murder victim 30 years later & billboard unveiling.  (No video was uploaded on the web, however this story was on the WTAE website.  The story ran during the all 3 newscasts.)  http://www.wtae.com/news/29638858/detail.html#comment

October 31, 2011:  WPXI Friends remember Chris Guenther at her graveside (No Live link to provide at this time. The story ran during all 3 newscasts.)

October 31, 2011:  KDKA Memorial graveside remembers murder victim 30 years later & billboard unveiling.  (The story—or a version of it--ran all 3 newscasts.) http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2011/10/30/family-friends-mark-solemn-anniversary-of-teen%E2%80%99s-death-seek-answers/ 

October 31, 2011:  Yahoo News carries KDKA's story story.  http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/yahoonewskdka103111.htm 

November 1, 2011: Patch Cast.                                http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/patchcast11211.htm 

November 1, 2011:  Patch.com.  The Patch.com site ran the story on multiple community Patch sites. http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/patchcom1112011.htm

November 1, 2011  WJPA Radio Newscast--link will be posted when available.

November 1, 2011:  WJPA Website.  http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/wjpawebsite1112011.htm 

November 1, 2011:  Observer Reporter:  PT Billboard of 30 year old unsolved murder. http://www.observer-reporter.com/or/story11/11-01-2011-Guenther-billboard

November 2, 2011:  The Almanac, Website Home Page. http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/almanacwebpost11111.htm

November 2, 2011:  The Almanac, Group Hopes Billboard will help solve Murder. http://www.thealmanac.net/alm/story11/11-02-2011-Guenther-billboard

November 6, 2011:  Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Cold Case warms up after internet, billboard campaign. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11310/1187886-58-0.stm
 
November 6, 2011: Tribune Review, Decades later, friends still search for Christine Guenther's Killer. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11310/1187886-58-0.stm 

Cyber Blog Presence:                                                   http://www.chrisguenthermurder.com/blogs.htm

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