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Helen Vogt biography: 13 things about Erie, Pennsylvania woman


Helen K. Vogt was a resident of Pennsylvania, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:

Helen K. Vogt
Helen K. Vogt
  1. She lived in a townhouse on Zimmerman Road in Erie, Pennsylvania. She was known to keep money, personal paperwork and bonds in a briefcase at the townhouse.
  2. Aside from Erie, she lived in other parts of Pennsylvania including Millcreek Township.
  3. She was 5 years younger than her husband Herbert Vogt.
  4. In 1939, she gave birth to Bonnie Laurel Vogt in Pennsylvania. Bonnie was later known as Bonnie L. Meyer.
  5. In 1967, her grandson Jeremy Clarke Brock was born.
  6. In 1969, her granddaughter Bethany Laurel Brock was born.
  7. She owned a 1988 Buick LeSabre. Introduced in 1959, the full-size car was made by General Motors’ Buick division. In 1988, the 3.8 engine was changed over to the 3800 (vin code C) motor.
  8. In February 1988, her husband Herbert died. Since his death, she had lived alone in her townhouse in Erie.
  9. On July 20, 1988, she met with her lawyer and changed her will. She left to her daughter Bonnie half of her $377,982 estate, which included her townhouse in Erie. The other half was to be evenly split between Brock and Bethany but the money was to be held in trust until her two grandchildren turned 30.
  10. At around 10:30 p.m. on July 22, 1988, a neighbor heard muffled sounds consistent with screaming coming from her townhouse in Erie.
  11. At around 7:00 a.m. on July 23, 1988, a neighbor saw her 1988 Buick LeSabre back out of her garage in Erie at a high rate of speed and a towel was wrapped around the driver’s head. The neighbor went to check on her and found her dead in the second-floor bedroom of her townhouse. A two-pronged fork and two kitchen knives were used to stab her more than 50 times. Detectives found no sign of forced entry. Her briefcase was empty and several items including a white purse, a watch, credit cards and her diamond ring were missing. The killer is still unknown.
  12. She died at the age of 76.
  13. On August 21, 1988, her 1988 Buick LeSabre was found in a parking garage next to a Greyhound bus station in Dayton, Ohio, USA.

Anyone with information about Helen K. Vogt‘s murder is asked to contact the Erie Police Department.

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