On April 15, 1975, Melanie "Suzy" Cooley left Nederland High School where she was a senior. She was last seen hitchhiking in Nederland. A road maintenance worker found her body on May 2, 1975, in Coal Creek Canyon.
Cooley was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue jean jacket with an embroidered eagle on the back and tan-colored boots. She had been hit over the head repeatedly with a large rock.
Cold Case Investigator