San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

9621 Ridgehaven Court • San Diego, CA 92123

Cold Case Homicide

Elizabeth Heidt

Victim:Elizabeth Heidt

Crime Date:December 23, 1977

Location:Hwy. 94 east of Steele Canyon Rd., Jamul

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Synopsis: The San Diego Sheriff’s Homicide Detail is asking for the public’s help to find the person or persons responsible for the death of Elizabeth Heidt, who was found murdered more than 35 years ago.

On December 23, 1977, the body of Elizabeth Heidt was discovered in a drainage culvert near a turn out on Highway 94 one mile east of Steele Canyon Road, in Jamul. The detectives who conducted the preliminary investigation determined Heidt was murdered.

Although an extensive investigation was conducted, investigators never developed enough evidence to make an arrest. As the case remains unsolved, Cold Case detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Elizabeth Heidt. However, detectives still need the public’s help to identify the suspect or suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact us in one of the following ways:
  • Sheriff’s Homicide Detail - 858-974-2321 (during business hours)
  • Sheriff’s Communications Center - 858-565-5200 (outside business hours)
  • Crime Stoppers - 888-580-8477
  • Online Tip Form (Crime Stoppers)