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July 30, 2013Maryville, MO |  By: Coffey

MPS 40 Year Cold Case

The Maryville Public Safety Department is seeking assistance from the public in helping solve the murder of a Chillicothe native who was killed in Maryville 40 years ago.

22 year old Teresa Sue "Tess" Hilt was found in her north Maryville apartment dead from stab wounds on August 4th, 1973. According to a release from Maryville Public Safety...a Facebook page in her honor has produced new information and re-stimulated investigative efforts. Anyone with information concerning Hilt's death is urged to contact Maryville Public Safety or send an email to