|Submitted||June 26, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
I request all files including police files, incident report, missing persons report, investigation, and any other agency reports and statements including witness statements and search records on the
disappearance and "no body" homicide of:
Catherine Denise Ford (also known as Cathy)
born: July 20th 1968
from Gormania, West Virginia/ Gorman, Maryland
Disappeared and believed Murdered on Fen 17th, 1988 (no body Homicide)
and the subsequent investigation and conviction on PAUL FERRELL
he was convicted of her abduction and murder and was sentenced to prison.
In 2001, the West Virginia governor commuted Ferrell's sentence, which made him eligible for parole, which was granted in May of 2004.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.
*Central Records Division*
*1711 Belmont Avenue*
*Baltimore** MD 21244*
*This is to acknowledge receipt of your Public Information Act request for
Investigation Report Number [Paul Ferrell].*
*() Your report is enclosed.*
*() Your request is being returned for additional information:*
*Victim/Suspect Name(s): *
*Location of the Incident (including County): *
*Report Number: *
*Type of Incident: *
*Reason for Request: *
*Requestor's Name: *
*Requestor's Address: *
*() There is a $.25 per page reproduction fee for this request. Kindly
remit your check or money order in the amount of $.00, made payable to the
Maryland State Police.*
*() To obtain a copy of a DWI Report, contact the States Attorney’s Office
*(X) A search of our files indicates this incident was not reported to the
Maryland State Police. Please contact other local authorities.*
*() A written report was not initiated on this incident.*
*Should you have any questions, contact the Section Supervisor at 410
*Incident Reporting Section*
*PLEASE RETURN YOUR REQUEST AND THIS FORM WITH ANY FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE.
*MSP 30-36 (07-04)*
Maryland State Police
Central Records Division
1711 Belmont Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone 410 281-2716
Fax 410 281-2730
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