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Zelma Allen
  • Case number: 1267
  • Incident location: 100 Beech Street
    Akron, Ohio - Summit County
  • Incident date: 8/4/1972 - 5/18/1974 (Approximate)
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Female
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Law enforcement agency: Akron Police Department


Seventeen year old Zelma Allen was reported missing on 08/04/72. Allen’s remains were recovered in the rear of Ace Rubber Company on 05/18/74. Allen was fatally shot.


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