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April Lillian Ashley
Birth: Nov. 2, 1958
Death: Dec. 1, 1974
Orland Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA

CSHS Class of 1976

Gunshot wounds. Officially, April failed to come home from Carl Sandburg High School and was reported missing by her father, Edward Ashley. Six days later, a motorist found April deceased along the shoulder of 161st Street and 88th Avenue in Orland. She was found a block from the nearest home, fully-clothed yet was missing her coat and purse. She had been shot in the chest and abdomen. Police believe she was shot first and then thrown from a moving vehicle.

Unofficial theories are that:
(1) April was seeing a married man. When she threatened to expose their affair to his wife, he killed her.

(2) April was suppose to meet a older man and he killed her.

To date, the case is still allegedly open.

12-3-1974 Chicago Tribune
Teen Looters slay store owner, 49 
Family links: 
  Edward G. Ashley (1932 - 1987)
  Maureen Hohmann Ashley (1937 - 2007)
  Edward G Ashley (1955 - 2013)*
  April Lillian Ashley (1958 - 1974)
*Calculated relationship
BORN NOV. 2, 1958
DIED DEC. 1, 1974
Orland Memorial Park Cemetery
Orland Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 86, Block --, Grave 7
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Record added: Mar 07, 2007
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April Lillian Ashley
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