State police: Missing woman whose remains were found in Putnam was a victim of homicide

The remains had earlier been identified as 25-year-old Karen Ramsey, of Southeast.

News 12 Staff

Jun 13, 2024, 9:52 PM

Updated 31 days ago

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State police say an autopsy confirmed that a woman whose remains were found in April in Putnam County was the victim of a homicide.
The remains had earlier been identified as 25-year-old Karen Ramsey, of Southeast. She was last seen in May 1980.
The remains were recovered at the site of a home that is being built in Patterson.
DNA testing confirmed her identity.
Officials had not released Ramsey's cause of death as of Thursday evening.


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