Donna Cannaday

Donna CannadayOn Wednesday, October 18, 1989, Donna Cannaday, age 22 was found shot and killed in a ditch on West Road near the Chesapeake Regional Airport.

The victim's front and back doors of the home she rented in the southeastern part of the city were wide open. Her purse and keys were missing, but her shoes were left by the front door. The victim was located several miles from her home by family and friends. View Cold Case Homicide: Episode 12 for additional details.

View the Informational Flyer on Donna Cannaday (PDF).

The case remains unsolved. There is a reward of up to $1000 if your information leads to an arrest. You can remain anonymous. For a complete list of unsolved homicides in Chesapeake, visit Cold Case Homicide Investigations.

Additional Information

What you can do if you have any information:

If you have any information regarding an unsolved case, your tip can be forwarded to the Crimes Against Persons Squad. You can remain anonymous.

  1. By Telephone via Chesapeake Crime Line at 1-888-562-5887
  2. Visit the Chesapeake Crime Line or with the mobile app "P3TIPS"
  3. Email Cold Case Section
  4. Using the Cold Case Homicide Tip Sheet