Cold Cases

Anyone with information about any of the cases is asked to call the Winter Park Police Department at 407-644-1313 (Non-emergency Police Service) or CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS (8477).


Stephanie L. Edwards, born 7/6/1959

Case # 2010CJ015342
Date: 5/24/2010

Stephanie L. Edwards “Steph”
Born 7/6/1959

Stephanie was last seen at her residence located at 690 W. Swoope Avenue on May 24, 2010 at approximately 10 p.m. Edwards had left her cellular phone, house keys, and personal identifications behind and advised she would be back shortly. Stephanie Edwards has not been seen since. Edwards’ disappearance was inconsistent with her established patterns of behavior and foul play is suspected in her disappearance.

Stephanie Edwards went by “Steph” and is described as a black, female, 5′04″, 140 lb, short black hair with partial gray around the edges.

If you know the whereabouts of the person, or details of the crime featured above, you may be eligible for a reward up to $10,000. Call CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS (8477).


Cheryn Ann McGillicuddy, born 2/13/1964Case # 2003-18452
Date: 11/30/2003

Cheryn Ann McGillicuddy
Born 2/13/1964

On Sunday, November 30, 2003 at approximately 10 p.m., 39 year old, Cheryn Ann McGillicuddy was believed to have been unloading her luggage from her pickup truck when she was confronted by an unknown male who forced her up to her 2nd floor apartment located at 411 St. Andrews Blvd. A witness described seeing a black male in a struggle with Cheryn McGillicuddy, who pushed the victim into her apartment and closed the door. As the witness went into the nearby Hungry Howie’s to call 9-1-1, gunshots were heard. As police were responding, the victim called from her residence advising she had been shot by an unknown black male. The victim died of her gunshot wounds a short time later.

McGillicuddy had served her community several years prior, as a Kennedy Space Center Police Officer for 12 years and 2 years with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office before making the decision to do what she enjoyed, which was instructing at a massage therapy school with her husband. The motive was believed to be a robbery in which the victim tried to aggressively fight off the suspect prior to being shot.

If you know the whereabouts of the person, or details of the crime featured above, you may be eligible for a reward up to $10,000. Call CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS (8477).


Heyward Dale Knight, born 1/3/1956Case # 96-12111
Date: 8/22/1996

Heyward Dale Knight
Born 1/3/1956

On August 22, 1996 at approximately 5 a.m., Heyward Dale Knight was shot and killed in the area of S. Pennsylvania Avenue and W. New England Avenue. Knight was the passenger in a 1976 Green Dodge Van and spoke with three black males at the passenger’s window to initiate a narcotics transaction. The transaction went bad and one of the black males shot Knight, killing him. The driver drove Knight to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Heyward Knight was 40 years of age at the time of death.


Virginia Joyce Wilson, born 1/15/1957Case # 2018CJ010630
Date: 10/25/1985

Virginia Joyce Wilson “Ginny, Joyce”
Born 1/15/1957

Virginia Joyce Wilson, date of birth 1/15/1957, went missing on October 25, 1985 in the area of the 1100 block of Temple Drive, Winter Park, Orange County, Florida. Wilson was 28 years old when she went missing. Wilson went by the names of Ginny or Joyce. Wilson is described as a white female, 5′8″-5′9″, 125-130 lb, blue eyes and brown hair, timid and “mousy”. Wilson did not have any tattoos or scars at the time she went missing. Wilson was last seen wearing an unknown colored shirt and blue jeans. Wilson had graduated in 1979 from Rollins College.

Wilson’s parents stated that Wilson went for a walk around the lake and never came home. Wilson’s parents reported that all of Wilson’s personal belongings were left in the house. Wilson did not have a vehicle. Wilson had previously seen a doctor for an unknown type of psychosis. Wilson’s father reported Wilson talked to “angels” several months before her disappearance. At the time of her disappearance Wilson was possibly dating a man by the name of Patrick Moriarty that was approximately the same age. There is no other information about Patrick Moriarty.