FBI Seeks Info in Jenny Lin Murder Investigation (Learn More)

Fourteen year old Jennifer Lin was brutally murdered in her home after returning from school on May 27, 1994. If you have any information concerning this murder, please contact the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at (510) 667-3622 or the FBI San Francisco Division at (415) 553-7400. Public tips can remain confidential.
Fourteen year old Jennifer Lin was brutally murdered in her home after returning from school on May 27, 1994. If you have any information concerning this murder, please contact the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at (510) 667-3622 or the FBI San Francisco Division at (415) 553-7400. Public tips can remain confidential.

The FBI San Francisco Division and the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information from the public to help solve the murder of Jennifer Lin.

On May 27, 1994, then-14-year-old Jennifer Lin, also known as Jenny Lin, was brutally murdered in her home in Castro Valley, California, after returning from school.

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office has created a website to provide the public with information regarding developments and advancements in this investigation, including new photos and a 3D model of Lin’s residence developed by the FBI’s Laboratory Division.

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If you have any information concerning this murder, please contact the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at (510) 667-3622 or the FBI San Francisco Division at (415) 553-7400.

Public tips can remain confidential by using the ACSO Most Wanted Anonymous Tip Page.

Furthermore, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is in the process of purchasing the M-Vac System known for its advancements in DNA collection.

Our department has already experienced success with this device and will be using it to further this investigation and other unsolved cases.

(Learn More about the M-Vac System which enables investigators to solve more crime through better DNA collection. It expands potential evidentiary items by collecting DNA from porous and rough evidence. Courtesy of M-Vac Systems and YouTube)

The M-Vac System is being utilized by an increasing number of police agencies and crime labs both in the United States and internationally. As investigators are assigned difficult cases, having a tool like the M-Vac immediately available helps immensely.

It can collect critical DNA evidence from a variety of surfaces at the crime scene, in the evidence processing facility or in the crime lab.

M-Vac SystemsAs the world’s most advanced wet-vacuum forensic DNA collection system, the M-Vac opens up cases and evidence to potential DNA profiles that were not available in the past.

M-Vac Systems is the world’s leader in wet-vacuum forensic DNA collection. Made in the USA and engineered for maximum collection capabilities, M-Vac Systems’ technology is the most innovative and capable forensic DNA material collection tool available for crime scene investigators, forensic scientists, sexual assault nurse examiners and other law enforcement specialists.

Submit a Tip:

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at (510) 667-3622 or the FBI San Francisco Division at (415) 553-7400.

You may also contact your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

Public tips can remain confidential.

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