Real Name: Carmen Charneco
Nicknames: No known nicknames
Location: Elgin, Illinois
Date: July 24, 1993
Details: On July 24, 1993, 18 year old Carmen Charneco was found strangled to death in her car in Elgin, Illinois. Police learned that Carmen's ex-boyfriend, Edwin Rodriguez, was missing. Although police have not charged him with murder, Rodriguez is wanted for questioning, and is also wanted for parole violation. He has been sighted in Elgin, Aurora, Chicago, Brooklyn, New York, Florida, and Puerto Rico.
Suspects: Edwin Rodriguez
Extra Notes: The case was featured as a part of the February 21, 1997 episode.
Results: Unresolved. Rodriguez was later arrested on unrelated charges and spent a few years in prison. However, he was never charged in Carmen's case, which remains unsolved.
- Carmen's case on the Illinois State Police Website
- Strangled Young Woman's Family, Friends At A Loss
- Mother Of Slain Teen May Never Forget
- 14 years later, still no answers
- Carmen Charneco at Find a Grave