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Pauline Elizabeth BRAZEAU

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Name : Pauline Elizabeth BRAZEAU

Pauline Elizabeth BrazeauLocation : Cochrane, Alberta

Details : Pauline Elizabeth BRAZEAU was a 16 year-old single parent of a 9 month-old daughter when she was found murdered west of Calgary on January 9th, 1976. She moved to Calgary from Yorkton, Saskatchewan, in December 1975.

On the evening of 1976 January 8th, Pauline Elizabeth BRAZEAU was socializing with friends at her aunt’s residence at 17th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta. Pauline had consumed a considerable amount of alcohol during the evening. She and a friend visited a nearby pizza restaurant around 2:30 A.M. on 1976 January 9. At the restaurant, they ate a pizza, then departed the restaurant to go home. Pauline returned alone to the restaurant about 15 minutes later to retrieve a pair of gloves she felt she may have left behind. Pauline could not find her gloves and left the restaurant shortly thereafter.

The partially clothed body of Pauline BRAZEAU was found approximately 5 hours later at 8:30 A.M. on the 9th of January 1976 on the Jumping Pound Forestry Road located approximately 22 miles southwest of Cochrane, Alberta. Pauline died as a result of stab wounds.

If you have any information about this case, please contact "K" (AB) Division, Serious Crimes Branch South Airdrie at 403-420-4900 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.