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Murder victim's body exhumed

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Judy Edwards and Joyce Mikowychok of Britt sometimes go to the nearby Sand Lake Cemetery and read books at the grave of their younger sister, Cindy Elias, who was murdered by an unknown person more than 31 years ago when she was 19.


It was disconcerting for the sisters to have Cindy's body exhumed by St. Louis County authorities last week, but they hope it leads to a break in the cold case.

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