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The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office and the Massachusetts State Police Berkshire Detective Unit have released new forensic sketches and four age-progressed variations of a suspect in 1982, These are being released in connection with the disappearance of Lynn Burdick, also the attempt on a person in the Williamstown area the same night.

The investigation by police and other law enforcement agencies says she went missing at some point between 8 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. while working alone at the Barefoot Peddler's Country Store on Route 2 in Florida.

The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office and Massachusetts State Police continue to actively investigate the case with a focus also on a separate attempted abduction that occurred 45 minutes earlier, 13 miles away in Williamstown.

The sketches released today are of the suspect in the Williamstown abduction

Berkshire District Attorneys Office
Berkshire District Attorney's Office

Evidence indicates that the suspect is a white man, 5-foot-7-inches tall, and is now approximately 70 years old. Further case data suggests that he may have ties to the state of Vermont. Investigators are releasing a new sketch of how the suspect appeared in 1982 and four aged-progressed sketches of how he may appear today, with assorted grooming alterations.

Berkshire District Attroneys Office
Berkshire District Attorney's Office
Age Progression/ Berkshire District Attorneys Office
Age Progression/ Berkshire District Attorney's Office
attachment-22-0449 Age Progression Beard
attachment-22-0449 Age Progression Hair
attachment-22-0449 Age Progression Mustache
attachment-22-0449 Sketch

All Sketches are from the Berkshire District Attorney's Office

The night of her disappearance, due to circumstances, Lynn was working alone at the Barefoot Peddler, a little tiny store that sold beer and groceries just five minutes from the Burdicks’ home in Florida Ma.

The last time anyone spoke with her was over the phone when Lynn said she had to help a person with some stuff.

Her father, Brian, called the store around 8:30 p.m. to see if Lynn needed a ride home when her shift ended at 9:00. Lynn didn’t answer. They thought she might have just been busy and could not get to the phone.

A local person went into the store after that and called them after he found the store vacant. Police were called in, they found that money was missing from the register.

At the time of her disappearance, Lynn was described to be about 5’5” tall and had dark brown straight hair and glasses. She was last seen wearing a McCann school jacket and class ring, and jeans.

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