Archive for July, 1980


Anson murder similar to others

By Bruce Hertz, BDN Staff on July 30, 1980, at 12 a.m.
The murder of Rita St. Peter, the 20-year-old Anson woman whose body was found on Campground Road here July 5, has similarities to several other unsolved murders along the east-west corridor surrounding Route 2. While Deputy Attorney General Pasquale “Pat” Perrino continued to refuse to release the …

Police have suspects but aren’t close to arrests in the St. Peter murder

on July 10, 1980, at 12 a.m.
ANSON | While response to the state police request for information on the murder of 20-year-old Rita St. Peter has been good, authorities report they are no closer to an arrest of the murderer. They also continue to withhold the cause of death. Deputy Attorney General Pasquale Perrino said …

State silent on St. Peter autopsy

By Ginny Cost, BDN Staff on July 08, 1980, at 1:28 p.m.
ANSON | The cause of death of a 20-year-old Anson woman, Rita St. Peter, is being withheld due to the “sensitivity of the investigation,” so stated Pasquale Perrino, deputy attorney general. “It is critical to the investigation that no further information be released at this time. I doubt vry …
Rita St. Peter

4 die in Somerset over weekend

By Ginny Cost, BDN Staff on July 07, 1980, at 12 a.m.
Four deaths, including one apparent homicide, were recorded in Somerset County over the holiday weekend. The body of Rita St. Peter, 20, of Anson was found Saturday morning on a dirt road off the Campground Road in Anson. According to the attorney general’s office, St. Peter’s body was discovered by …