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Police continue to investigate unsolved Prattsville homicide

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    Contributed photo Linda Holgerson
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    Contributed photo The site in Prattsville where Linda Holgerson’s body was discovered.
May 15, 2018 07:37 pm Updated: May 15, 2018 11:58 pm

PRATTSVILLE — Police continue to investigate the unsolved murder of a Kingston woman in Prattsville that took place over a decade ago, police said Tuesday.

The body of Linda Holgerson, 57, of Kingston, was found partially decomposed Nov. 4, 2007, at the end of a driveway belonging to vacant seasonal residences at 13401 Route 23A in Prattsville, according to a statement from state police.

Police observed and identified Holgerson after Greene County 911 contacted them for a possible unattended death.

Kingston police were investigating Holgerson’s disappearance what state police started their investigation, according to police.

She was last seen 4:15 p.m. Oct. 19, 2007, entering a white or light-colored minivan on Van Dusen Street in Kingston, facing Broadway near the Bank of America.

Holgerson was wearing a puffy coat with a hood, light gray or white sweatpants and dark-colored sneakers, according to police.

She was mentally disabled, and was not believed to have any enemies, according to police. She would not have stepped into a vehicle with someone she didn’t know.

Holgerson lived on her own and shared a home with a roommate, despite her disability.

Police found no evidence Holgerson was raped or faced sexual assault at the time of her death, state police Senior Investigator Pete Kusminsky said in June 2016.

State police requested anyone with information about Holgerson’s murder to call 845-344-5300.