Heidi Balch
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Name Heidi Balch
Sex Female
Found March 5, 1989
Location Mercer County, New Jersey
Missing from Brooklyn, New York
Identified March 2013
Span 24 years
Age 25
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.



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