Cold Case: Police Link DNA Of Missing Teen To Body Found In Lake Ontario

July 20, 2012 Updated Jul 20, 2012 at 4:22 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Cold Case: Police Link DNA Of Missing Teen To Body Found In Lake Ontario

July 20, 2012 Updated Jul 20, 2012 at 4:22 PM EDT

AMHERST, NY (WKBW) - July 1st, 1984 is the day 14-year-old Nancy Jo Scamurra vanished. She was last seen leaving her home on Scamridge Curve in Amherst around 9:30pm.

Police immediately began to search for the teen and family members handed out flyers, but nothing turned up. Until recently, when the Amherst and Oswego police departments were able to link DNA evidence to a body discovered in Lake Ontario in 1984. The DNA recovered from the body matched that of Nancy Jo Scamurra.

Amherst and Oswego police are now looking for information on the person that may be responsible for killing Nancy Jo Scamurra.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 1-888-349-3411 or message the Facebook page "Help Nancy".