Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details

Caroline Bolen

Caroline   Bolen

REFERENCE NUMBER: 301 - Unsolved
RACE: White
SEX: Female
CITY: Silsbee
COUNTY: Hardin


On July 28, 1988, 26-year-old Caroline Susan Bolen was found deceased by a friend at her home in Silsbee, Hardin County.

An extensive investigation was immediately initiated and conducted by the Silsbee Police Department and Texas Rangers, but no viable leads have been developed since Ms. Bolen’s death.

The Texas Rangers Unsolved Crimes Investigation Program and The Silsbee Police Departments Special Assignments Unit reopened the case in 2019 and are seeking the public’s assistance with this investigation.

Any information can be submitted to the Silsbee Police Department SAU Investigator Justin Holt at 409-385-3714, Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip to www.dps.texas.gov Unsolved Crimes Investigation Program; all tips are anonymous.

Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible for this crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

Information on this case may also be submitted in the following manner:

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