Appeal For Tips In Unsolved 1963 Double Homicide

Pittsford, NY -- The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is hoping to shake loose some new leads in an unsolved double homicide dating back 55 years.

The bodies of 18-year-old Shari Smoyer, of Perinton, and 17-year-old Jack King, of Geneseo, were found July 14, 1963,  north of Bushnell's Basin, in a fishing area at a "Lover's Lane."  

Both had been shot with a Colt .45 and neither had been robbed or sexually assaulted. 

They had been on a date at a drive-in movie the previous evening, and were last seen driving through the Village of Pittsford around 1 a.m. on the day their bodies were found.

If you have any information, you can call a tip line at 585-753-4175


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