Cold Cases


Cold Case #1 - Homicide

Victim: Robert H Reese

Occurred: September 11, 1976



Homicide of Robert H Reese, M/B DOB 05-31-1949 of 2461 W Keefe Ave, Miwaukee

On Saturday September 11, 1976 at 9:45 AM, the body of Robert Reese was found in the 7200 block of S 68th Street in the City of Franklin. Reese's body was found inside of his vehicle which was set on fire. The body was badly burned and had visible wounds to the head area.



Cold Case #2 - Homicide

Victim: Lyle G Trudeau

Occurred: February 1, 1986

Homicide of Lyle G Trudeau, M/W, DOB 12-22-1958 of 3803 E. Armour Ave, Cudahy, WI

On February 1, 1986 at 1121 AM, the body of Lyle Trudeau was found lying in the ditch at 3600 W Elm Road Franklin. Lyle was last seen at Cory's Port of Call, a tavern in Cudahy, on February 1, 1986. He was found beaten and stabbed later that morning at the above location in Franklin.


If you have any information about any of the Cold Cases stated above please contact Sgt. Curtis Goens at (414) 858-2660.








City of Franklin Police Department


Franklin Police Department
9455 W. Loomis Road
Franklin, WI  53132

Phone:  414-425-2522
Fax:  414-425-0391
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