When a Maryland teen is abducted and murdered on her way home from school, the tragedy leaves a lasting impression on her community. Cold case investigators persevere decades later, striving to identify a killer they believe is still in the area in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
Lori Zimmerman was 15 years old at the time of her murder in 1984.
Lori disappeared from downtown Hagerstown, Maryland on her way home from school. Her remains were discovered in a rural area 10 days later.
Jeffrey Eldon Miles Sr has admitted to murdering two Hagerstown area women. The murder of his 17 year old victim bears several similarities to Lori’s murder. It’s unknown whether he was involved in Lori’s death. Photo from the Herald Mail.
Lori’s mother, Sandra, holds a portrait of her only child. Sandra died in 2020, without ever learning who murdered her daughter. The case remains open.