Between 1986 and 1989, a series of homicides took place in the Williamsburg, Virginia area that came to be collectively known as the Colonial Parkway murders, and more than a quarter of a century later, these murders remain unsolved. One of the first victims was Cathleen “Cathy” Thomas, who was killed alongside her then girlfriend Rebecca “Becky” Dowski. Her brother Bill Thomas wished to share his experience with her murder and the subsequent investigation that followed. All words are his unless specified otherwise in italics.
TW: murder, violence, loss, death.