On June 29, 1986 Helen Laroche was working alone as a cashier at the Gas’N’Save located at 10019 US Highway 19 in Port Richey. The Gas Station no longer exists today. Laroche was last seen behind the counter at approximately 9:30 P. A different customer came in at approximately 9:45 PM and found Laroche unconscious at the store. She received traumatic injuries and later passed away at the hospital. Robbery is believed to be a possible motive. Laroche had recently married before her death and had no known enemies.
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