Sarah Jane Forrester in 1999Sarah Jane Forrester was just 13-years-old in 1999 when children discovered her body in a wooded area behind Belmont Park Apartments in Woodlawn.

It was May 12, 1999 at 9:34 a.m. when officers were called to the area adjacent to the parking lot in front of 7 Kafern Drive, 21207. The body, partially decomposed, was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy where it was positively identified as Sarah Jane Forester. Her death was ruled a homicide by traumatic injury to the body.

Sarah Forrester had been reported missing from a group home on Bloomsbury Avenue, 21228 on February 20, 1999. She was reportedly last seen on or around April 28, 1999, in the Edgewater Village area of Harford County.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit continue to investigate the murder of Sarah Jane Forrester. If you have any information about her disappearance or murder, contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Information on this unsolved homicide case and others can be found online.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

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