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Shawn Marie Hofer
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Birth: 1959
Carson City
Carson City
Nevada, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1974
Carson City
Carson City
Nevada, USA

Shawn, age 15, and her friend Lori Lynn Woodruff, age 13, were murdered. The girls were walking around downtown Carson City when they were picked up by two men, Julius Lee "Jimmy" Neuschafer and Edward Francis Willis Jr.

While in the car, it was mentioned that the girl's parents worked in law enforcement and corrections (one girl's mother worked for the Sheriff's Department, while the other's father was a Nevada State Prison Guard).

After being informed of this, Neuschafer stopped the car in a rural desert area near Duck Hill, and proceeded to rape and murder Shawn before shooting Lori to keep her quiet.

Both Neuschafer and Willis were sentenced to two life terms without the possibility of parole, although Willis maintained he took no part in the murders. Neuschafer was later sentenced to death for the killing of a fellow inmate, but received multiple stays of execution before dying of natural causes in 1998. 
 
Burial:
Waltons Chapel of the Valley
Carson City
Carson City
Nevada, USA
 
Created by: Alexandra Montgomery
Record added: Mar 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107128996
Shawn Marie Hofer
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Shawn Marie Hofer
Added by: Alexandra Montgomery
 
Shawn Marie Hofer
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