DPS Cold Case Unit Focuses on Murder of North Texas Teen

The Texas Department of Public Safety Unsolved Crimes Unit is focusing on a cold case from North Texas that is nearly three decades old.

Wendy Kae Robinson was just 19-years-old when her body was found near Lake Weatherford in Weatherford, Texas. Four days earlier, on July 8, 1987, Robinson was last seen near the east end of the Lake, at an area known as "The Wall." She was never seen from again.

Texas DPS are now re-opening her case in an attempt to gain attention and new leads into what may have happened in the hours leading up to her death.

At the time of her death, Robinson was a freshman studying at Weatherford College and a recent gradate of Weatherford High School.

The Parker County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person/persons responsible for Robinson’s death. To be eligible for the cash reward, the tip must be submitted by calling 817-599-5555 or online at Anyone with information will remain anonymous.

Individuals can also submit information through the Texas Rangers’ Cold Case website or contact Detective Hilliard of the Weatherford Police Department at 817-598-4300.

The Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team was created to assist Texas law enforcement agencies investigating unsolved murders or violent serial crimes. Since there is no statute of limitations for the offense of murder, investigators pursue these cases to a successful resolution or until no viable leads remain.

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