June 21, 2016

On April 29, 1969 at approximately 2 AM Gilda Ryan`s body was found in her home at 8 Dolan Street in Sayreville. The mother of 3 had been stabbed to death.

If you have any information regarding this homicide please contact the Middlesex County Crimestoppers.

Original newspaper article from 1969:

Sayreville Murderer Hunted

NEW BRUNSWICK – Law enforcement officials continue to sift through clues in their search for the slayer of Mrs. Gilda Ryan, a Sayreville housewife.

Mrs. Ryan died at her home at 8 Dolan St. on April 29 after being stabbed 13 times.

Lt. William Keyes of the Middlesex County Prosecutor`s staff said the investigation is continuing with the assistance of Federal Bureau of Investigation experts and others knowledgeable in crimes of a similar nature.

The body of Mrs. Ryan, the mother of three children, was discovered on the night of the killing by Robert Lewis, 33. Since the discovery, many persons have been questioned in connection with the crime, Keyes said.

A kitchen knife, believed to be the murder weapon, was found at the scene of the murder. 


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