Linda Dianne <I>Reich</I> Bernhardt

Linda Dianne Reich Bernhardt

Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA
Death 6 Nov 1973 (aged 24)
Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA
Burial Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 56897072 · View Source
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Linda D. Bernhardt and her husband Clifford, both 24 of 1116 Dorothy Lane, Billings Heights, were found dead in their home Wed. morning the victims of a double homicide.
Linda was born Jan. 19, 1949, in Billings the daughter of Emil and Virginia June (Creek) Reich. She graduated from Billings Senior High School in 1967.
She was a member of Pilgrim Congregational Church.
Update March 2019: Investigators solved a double slaying that occurred more than 45 years ago after using a genealogy database to match DNA from the crime scene with the genetic profile of the now-deceased suspect, a Montana sheriff said Monday.

Linda and Clifford Bernhardt, both 24, were found dead in their Billings-area home in November 1973 in a case that would stymie investigators for more than four decades.

Investigators now believe the couple was killed by Cecil Stan Caldwell, a longtime city of Billings employee who was once a co-worker of Linda Bernhardt, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder said. Their home showed no signs of forced entry.
Clifford and Linda's killer was found by dna evidence here in Montana, just now.

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  • Created by: Dorothy
  • Added: 10 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56897072
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Linda Dianne Reich Bernhardt (19 Jan 1949–6 Nov 1973), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56897072, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Dorothy (contributor 46943167) .