|Found||March 5, 1989|
|Location||Mercer County, New Jersey|
|Missing from||Brooklyn, New York|
|Cause of death||Strangulation|
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Heidi Balch was a young woman whose severed head was found on a golf course in 1989. A serial killer, Joel Rifkin, confessed to murdering and dismembering her. She was identified in 2013. She is believed to be the first victim in his murder spree.
- Joel Rifkin on Wikipedia