Frances Ann Gordon, or Frankie to those that knew and loved her, was a 37-year-old mother, wife, daughter, sister, family member and friend to countless individuals still waiting for answers in her unsolved murder.
On October 1, 1996, more than 21-years-ago, Frankie’s body was found under debris, near a business on Waller Street on the Westside of Jacksonville, FL. She had been beaten to death with a blunt object and dumped. For more than two decades her family and friends have waited for answers. Why? Who?
Recently, Frankie’s story was featured as part of a local television cold case series, Project: Cold Case Episode 1, Frances “Frankie” Gordon. That series was formed through a partnership with Action News Jax, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and Project Cold Case, Inc. in hopes of rising awareness and renewing interest in cold cases. Our unified goal is to bring answers, resolution and justice to Jacksonville families that have lost a loved one to an unsolved homicide.
If you have any information on the unsolved murder of Frances “Frankie” Gordon, no matter how small, please contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at (904) 630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. Those who wish to remain anonymous and possibly receive a cash reward up to $3,000 can call Crime Stoppers at (866) 845-TIPS (8477).
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