As part of his Ohio Unsolved Homicides Initiative, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for information that could help solve the 1987 murder of Barbara Blatnik. On Dec. 20,1987, Barbara Blatnik's nude body was found at approximately 10:00am, dumped alongside of the road near Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls. Blatnik was last seen alive shortly after midnight on Dec. 20, 1987 at Warner Road and Grand Division in Garfield Heights, Ohio. Her injuries were consistent with being strangled.
Police tape marks the general area on O'Neil Road near Steels Corners Road in Cuyahoga Falls where the body of Barbara Blatnik was reportedly found in 1987. (Don Roese/Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), an art teaching facility in Cuyahoga Falls for 82 years, has named Dave Whited its new executive director. His appointment follows the retirement of Linda Nye, who served in the position for 19 years.