Unsolved Homicides

Tanerillo, Joyce

Case date: 1974

Town: South Portland

Joyce Tanerillo was found on 8/26/1974 at approximately 0830 hours in her car which was parked at her residence in South Portland, Maine.

According to her husband, Tanerillo was last seen alive at 0100 hours on 8/26/1974 by her ex-husband whom she agreed to have coffee and talk with. After talking, she left, picked up a hitchhiker on Congress Street in Portland, then ran three red lights. Her ex-husband stated that he followed her and lost her at the lights.

A suspect has been interviewed.

Contact: Maine State Police, Major Crimes Unit-South, One Game Farm Rd, Gray, ME. 04039 1-800-228-0857 (In State); (207)624-7076 (Out of State); (207)657-5748 (Fax)

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