Myrtle Cole – Queen of Spades, Minnesota

In the early morning hours of December 12, 1981, 81-year-old Myrtle Cole was fast asleep in her securely locked, small-town Minnesota home when someone broke in and brutally murdered her. For more than 40 years, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office has dedicated countless man hours to finding out who killed her, and the answer may no longer be far out of reach.

Myrtle Cole - Queen of Spades - Minnesota

Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Public Safety

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If you know anything about the brutal murder of 81-year-old Myrtle Cole in 1981, please reach out to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. You can reach Investigator Kotschevar directly at 320-259-3733, or scan the QR code in the blog post for this episode.

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