Sarasota Police Department set to hold news conference Tuesday regarding 1988 cold case

Sarasota Police Department set to hold news conference Tuesday regarding 1988 cold case

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino is set to hold a news conferee on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Sarasota Police Headquarters regarding a 1988 cold case.

The cold case homicide of Judith Elaine Doherty, has new developments that will be shared at 1 p.m. tomorrow.

Doherty was 23 years old and a resident of Venice, according to the Sarasota Police Department.

Police say on July 31, 1988, around 10:30 a.m., Sarasota Police Officers were dispatched to Booker High School, after a jogger in the area found Doherty’s body in a field.

An investigation revealed Doherty was the victim of a homicide, according to police.

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