You Solve: Toni Bachman Murder Case

Updated: 04/07/2015 2:48 PM
Created: 03/28/2012 11:36 PM
By: Michelle Knoll

One case has frustrated Ramsey County investigators for almost 15 years. Toni Ann Bachman disappeared from White Bear Township in 1997. At first it was a missing person case,  but investigators quickly built evidence that Toni Bachman had been murdered.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS is partnering with police on a project called You Solve.  Your tip could help police bring closure to a family.  

Police say Bachman was on the computer April 25, 1997 when she emailed a friend that her husband Norman was "on his way home to fight.. And I MEAN FIGHT." The 38 year-old was never seen again. She was reported missing. Weeks later, Ramsey County investigators showed up to the couple's home.

Norman told investigators she left him, but the search by police found differently. They say they found blood spatter in the basement, a piece of tissue on a door handle and evidence that blood was cleaned up. Investigators followed tips and leads to where her body may be buried, but found nothing, Her husband has never been eliminated as a suspect, but he has never been arrested or charged.

If you have any information on this case that may help investigators you are asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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