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Mary Catherine Edwards

The Texas Rangers say they have reopened a cold case involving the 1995 sexual assault and murder of a Beaumont teacher, and they’re offering a reward of $6,000.00 for information that leads to an arrest.

According to Rangers, 31-year-old Mary Catherine Edwards was found by her parents deceased in the bathroom of her home on Park Meadow Drive in Beaumont’s west end on Saturday, January 15th, 1995. Investigators say she had been sexually assaulted, and then drowned.

According to investigators, Edwards lived alone, and she was last seen alive the previous evening.

If you have any information about the murder of Mary Catherine Edwards, call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477), or the Texas Rangers cold case unit at 1-800-346-3242 (Missing Persons Hotline). You do not have to give your name.


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