None of Brenda’s friends or family could’ve guessed that Thanksgiving 1990 would be the last time they’d see the sweet 33-year-old mother of three. For weeks, it seemed like Brenda had vanished into thin air, but eventually finding her just lead to more questions that are still unanswered to this day.
If you know anything about the murder of Brenda Gaddis in 1990, please call the Cold Case Unit at the Dayton Police Department at (937) 333-7109.
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Episode Source Material
- Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH): Classy Graduates: These area high school students overcame long odds to excel in school by Franki V. Ransom via newspapers.com.
- Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH): Friend’s death stuns roommate by Dwayne Bray.
- Weather Underground: Vandalia, OH Weather History.
- WHIO-TV (Dayton, OH): Miami Valley Murder Mystery: New evidence could lead to break in 30-year cold case murder by Cheryl McHenry.