unsolved-homicide

David Carl Bertsche

Case Info
Incident Date: 
Fri, 09/25/1992
Location: 
Body Found : 1.5 miles down logging road off Highway 278 about 4 miles east of Crawfordville in Taliaferro County
Weight: 
175 lbs
Height: 
6'
Sex: 
Male
Hair Color: 
Reddish Blonde
Birth Range: 
47

Mr. Bertsche's body was found by loggers entering area to cut trees. He was fully clothed and his throat had been cut. Located about 100' from the body was his 1989 Maroon Ford Taurus, similar to the one shown right, which had been burned. Victim had been attending a tax seminar in downtown Atlanta during the week of Sept. 21 and was last seen by neighbors at his residence in East Point Thursday evening, September 24, 1992, the night before his body was found.

Hgt: 6'
Wgt: 175 lbs.
Hair: Reddish Blond
Other: Wore Glasses
Occupation: Accountant with the Southern Company
Location: 1.5 miles down logging road off Highway 278
about 4 miles east of Crawfordville in Taliaferro County
Taliaferro County is located on I-20, 100 miles east of Atlanta and 50 miles west of Augusta.

There is a $20,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and indictment of person(s) responsible for the death of David Bertsche.

Anyone with information on the death of Mr. Bertsche is asked to contact:

Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Thomson, Georgia
706-595-2575 (days)

or

The GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-8477 (anytime)