A Sarasota cold case has reached 50 years with still no answers as to who killed Mary Jo Shelleby in November 1973.

Shelleby, who was 19, was found dead Nov. 10, 1973, in a dirt roadway on McIntosh Road in Sarasota, according to the sheriff’s office. She was a student at Manatee Junior College and was known to hitchhike for transportation.

An autopsy revealed the cause of death to be a homicide, and that she had been raped, deputies said.

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