Cribbs - 1977

Case Statistics

Case Number: 77-3744
Case type: Homicide
Victim: Samarra Kaye Cribbs (Thompson) - white female, 31 years of age
When: March 5, 1977
3101 Spencer
Pasadena, TX
(Parkside Place Apartments)
Status: Unsolved

Samarra Cribbs

Case Synopsis

On March 5, 1977 at about 2:57 a.m., officers were dispatched to 3101 Spencer in reference to a disturbance in the parking lot area behind apartment Number 171. Upon officers arriving minutes after the call, the victim was found deceased lying on her back in the parking space for apartment Number 185. The victim had succumbed to a single stab wound in her upper back near the spinal column.

The reportee who phoned in the disturbance may have observed the unknown suspect just prior to the murder. The suspect was described as being a white male, 20 - 30 years old, about 6 feet tall, 170 pounds., large build, dark shoulder length hair, and was wearing a dark leather coat.

Your Help Needed

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