FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2012
Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)[email protected] LCSO Cold Case Unit Investigates Murder of Ursula HaberlandVictim Found Murdered Inside Upperville Home 11-Years-Ago
Loudoun County, VA: The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Cold Case Unit announced today the continuing investigation of the murder of Upperville, Virginia resident Ursula Haberland.
Haberland was found murdered inside her home 11-years-ago today, on Thursday, August 23, 2001. She was 81-years-old at the time of her death.
The Cold Case Unit of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance with the investigation of Haberland’s death. “Detectives with the Cold Case Unit believe that there is outstanding information which could be the key to solving this senseless act of violence,” said Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman.
Detectives are seeking information from anyone who came into contact with Haberland in the weeks prior to her death in 2001. Over the next few weeks Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Detectives will be conducting door-to-door interviews with neighbors and traffic information checkpoints near Haberland’s home in the 21700 block of Greengarden Road.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Cold Case Unit at 703-777-0475. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919 or toll free at 1-877-777-1931.
Sheriff Chapman implemented a cold case initiative upon taking office in January to take a closer look at unsolved cases the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has investigated in past years.
For more information on the Ursula Haberland case and for case updates, or to submit a tip online, please visit www.loudoun.gov/coldcase.