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    Posted June 8, 2011 by
    Magnolia, New Jersey
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Nancy Grace: America's Missing

    My sister Jennifer Persia murdered 17 years ago


    Born March 5, 1978 ~ Died April 4,1994

    Jennifer came into our lives and how quickly she did go. She did stay for a short time and left footprints on our hearts that will last forever. We will never be the same again .

    Jennifer was a Sterling High School Band member.playing the saxophone and twirling her colorguard flag.She was a talented track star,winning a bronze metal at the State Champioship for Discus as a freshman in high school .

    Jennifer Persia, 16, whose body was found on the living room floor of her home in the 100 block of Jefferson Avenue, Magnolia New Jersey, the afternoon of April 4, 1994. Police believe she may have known her attacker, since there was no sign of forced entry. They also said she struggled with her assailant and may have struck him with a glass mug, according to reports by A medical examiner's report showed she had been stabbed multiple times with a knife, ice pick, or similar instrument. Investigation showed containers of coins and silver certificates were missing from the house.

    A true gift from God with so many talents and dreams.
    How could her murder happen? Why!
    All of Jennifer's dreams are gone with her. Life will never be the same again

    Offering a REWARD of more than $10,000.
    For information leading to an arrest and conviction in the slaying of 16 year old, Jennifer Lynne Persia. Anyone with information should call the Camden County Prosecutor's Office hotline
    at (856) 225-8476 or e-mail tipline@co.camden.nj.us.
    or the Magnolia Police Department at (856) 784-1884.

    I need your help.
    Please pass this on to all you know especially in the New Jersey area as it may spark a memory and bring forward an arrest

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