Linda Russ

On December 27, 1972, the remains of Linda Dianne Russ, age 26, were found in a ditch at the corner of Inland Road and Deepwater Drive in the Great Bridge section of the City. The victim, a resident of Norfolk, had been reported missing on September 1, 1972 and was last seen on August 23, 1972 at Daniel's Den, a bar located at the time in the Ocean View section of Norfolk. View the Cold Case Homicide: Episode 11 for additional details.

View the Informational Flyer on Linda Dianne Russ (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