In September1981, A beloved schoolteacher named Olivia Dare ChristianOn the morning of April 13, she was found strangled and murdered in her apartment. Ivy Home Road, HamptonIn September 1981. HoweverIn 2015, the perpetrator was captured around 34 years later. Investigation Discovery’s ‘OnThe CaseWith Paula ZahnA FaceYou can also find out more about a Voice’ explores the tragic murder and unravels the multiple facets of the case. IfIf you’re interested in learning more about the case, the identity and current whereabouts, we have the answer. So without further ado, let’s begin.
How Did Olivia Dare Christian Die?
BornOn November 16, 1948, Olivia Dare ChristianGraduated from Elon CollegeIn North Carolina. SheUsed to teach kindergarten at John D. Cary Elementary SchoolBefore you move on to teaching at Captain John Smith Elementary School. A member of First Presbyterian ChurchThis is Hampton, OliviaShe was religious; she taught SundayHigh school, and was a member the church choir. HerElder brother Thomas ChristianIII, reminisces on how much she loved skiing MarylandAnd Virginia.
On September 4, 1981, Olivia was due to attend several workshops at her school and finish preparation for classroom preparation for the September5 school start WhenShe did not report to work. Instead, a colleague called her dad in the afternoon. Thomas J. Christian Jr. Her website is http://www. Ivy Home Road first-floor apartment in Hampton, Long IslandTo check on his little girl. TheThe cord of an alarm clock was tied around her neck by a 32-year-old woman who was found on her bedroom floor.
AsAccording to reports, the clock radio was found near the victim’s house, reading 7:30 AM. There were several broken items in both the living room, and the kitchen, indicating the violent struggle between the assailant. Olivia. ThereThere was no evidence that forced entry had occurred at the apartment door. HamptonAfter the incident, police declared that there was no robbery. Olivia’s untouched purse was recovered from a living room chair. ThePolice also found half-eaten toast and milk on the tables. TalkingThat fateful day was Olivia’s father said, “TheTelevision was on. TheThe lights were on. Vases were broken. ItIt was not pleasant. I’m hurt, and I’m angry.”
OliviaHad been strangled to death and beaten to death. Prosecutors would later testify that she had been bashed on the head with an alarm clock at least 6 times with the cord wrapped around her neck to strangle her. HerAccording to her autopsy report, she died at 7:30 am. September 4, 1981, and the cause of death read as “[a]sphyxia by ligature strangulation; acute head injury from blows to the head.” Apart from her “shirt being pulled up to expose her bra,” the investigators found no evidence of sexual assault.
Who Killed Olivia Dare Christian?
TheInitial suspicions were made by police Olivia’s erstwhile boyfriend but he was cleared as a suspect eventually. HoweverThe investigators located a leading witness in Anita Purcells Michaelsa 16-year old girl living with her mother, sister and brother in a house across Olivia’s. SheShe claimed she saw a person pulling into Christian’s apartment, driving “in a distinctive aqua green 1965 Ford Galaxy.” Anita further claimed that she saw the man “walk in front of Christian’s apartment and peek into her window.”
AnitaHad previously seen OliviaWalking with her cat in the complex background. SheThe man was allegedly seen driving off in his car later that morning. She stated that she “locked” eyes with him and testified in court decades later that, “I will never forget them eyes.” ThePolice believe that the assailant entered the house allegedly by entering Olivia’s apartment in her absence and laid in wait for her return. HoweverThe case was closed down by police, who did not find any suspect to be arrested.
MoreThe case was finally reopened by the Supreme Court after more than 30 years. Hampton Police Division, the FBI, and the state. Hampton Commonwealth’s attorney offices. In December2015: An officer allegedly found similarities in the modus operandi Olivia’s murder with that of another for which the perpetrator had been arrested a few months later after the school teacher was killed.
Ruben Edward MooreHe was convicted of a number of charges since he grew up, including rape and breaking into. On June 10, 1982, Ruben was arrested and charged with the rape of a woman on Keith RoadIn HamptonIt will take approximately 10 months to complete the transition. Oliviawas murdered. Hewas convicted and sentenced at 30 years imprisonment November 5, 1982. HeWas again detained on December 11, 2015, after AnitaOther witnesses also identified Rubenas the man they had seen about Olivia’s apartment on the morning she was strangled and murdered.
Where is Ruben Edward Moore Today?
In March2018. Hampton Circuit CourtJury convicted Ruben(2) Second-degree Murder and the recommendation of the maximum penalty under the law. is 40 years. TwoMonths later, in June, Circuit Court Judge William H. ShawIII sentenced RubenCurrently 67, he is now facing 40 years in prison. AsOfficial court records Ruben isCurrently in a cell Augusta Correctional Center, VirginiaThe potential release date for the book is April 21, 2036.
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