Lady of the Dunes

A brutally murdered woman has been unidentified for 46 years.

Photo by Wouter Martens on Unsplash

On July 26, 1974, 13-year-old Leslie Metcalfe followed her friend’s dog to the Race Point Dunes in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The dog was excited and seemed to have caught a scent in the air. The young girl was shocked when the dog led her to a decomposing body. Leslie immediately told an adult.




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