On Monday, August 10, 1973, the victim, Pauline Ivy Dudley, 17 years of age was dropped off at her parents residence on Lakeshore Road in the Town of Oakville. Investigation revealed that she spent some time with her mother and left the residence at approximately 10:00 p.m. Pauline had indicated that she was going to return to her residence located on the Third Line, R.R. # 1 in the Town of Milton where she lived with her boyfriend. Pauline was not seen again.
On August 28, 1973 the clothed body of Pauline Dudley was located by a local farmer working his fields at the corner of Lower Base Line and Highway 25, in the Town of Oakville.