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Description:

This is an image of Laura Winans, a hiker who visited Shenandoah National Park in May of 1996. Winans visited the park with partner Julianne Williams, and their dog Taj. Their mission while in the park was to hike on the Appalachian Trail. However, between May 24 and June 1, 1996, these two women were murdered along the trail. The crime is still unsolved.

Collection:

Hikers


Date:

24/05/ 1996

Creator:

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Subject

1996 Shenandoah National Park Murder Victims Julianne Williams and Laura Winans on the Appalachian Trail

Contributor

Rachel Stierle

Format

None recorded.

Source:

"Laura "Lollie" Winans." https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/laura-winans. Photograph. FBI. https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/laura-winans. (Accessed November 5, 2016).

Rights

None recorded.

Citation

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), “Laura "Lollie" Winans,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed November 16, 2018, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/110.
Laura Winans 1996 Shenandoah National Park Murder Victim.jpg