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Linda Carol Cowans  Unsolved homicide

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Linda Cowans
  • Case number: 3518
  • Incident location: 1200 [Block] E. 17th Ave.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 9/10/2019
  • Homicide date: 9/10/2019
  • Date of birth: 2/26/1958
  • Gender: Female
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5' 0
  • Weight: 234
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at approximately 9:50 p.m., Columbus Police officers were called to 1275 E. 17th Avenue on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, Officers found an injured female, lying on the floor of the residence, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. CFD Medic 7 responded to the scene and transported the victim to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. At 11:32 p.m., the victim, later identified as 61yr old Linda Cowans, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by attending physicians.


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