Unsolved Murders

Ann Ballantine

Age: 20

Sex: female

Date: 17 Nov 1986

Place: Union Canal, Lower Gilmore Place, Edinburgh

Ann Ballantine was raped and strangled.

She was last seen on 18 November 1986 and her body was later found in a canal on 21 January 1987. It was thought that her body had been kept stored somewhere for a while before it had been dumped in the canal 100 yards from her home.

She had been tied up with rope.

Her shoulder bag, black leather jerkin, brass petrol lighter and keys were never found. The brass petrol lighter had her initials on it. There were two keys on the key ring.

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