- On Sunday, October 29, 1995, at approximately 4:49 a.m., Hartford Police received 911 calls about a woman being dragged by a motor vehicle from Locust Street west on Elliott Street toward Wethersfield Avenue in Hartford.
- Nissan Maxima
- Another caller: observed the female being dragged by the car south on Wethersfield Avenue toward Wethersfield
- Female caller was never identified.
- Before the 911 calls, a Hartford Police officer patrolling north on Wethersfield Avenue near Elliott Street saw a small dark color car enter Wethersfield Avenue from Elliot Street and travel south with no headlights on.
- The officer observed something unidentifiable being dragged from the passenger side of the vehicle but did not stop it
- The officer followed a discernable trail of liquid left on the pavement to the area of Jordan Lane near Ridge Road in Wethersfield.
- The officer located the victim, with major injuries, lying against the curb of Jordan Lane.
- Dead at the scene.
- The cause of death as extensive blunt trauma and certified the manner of death as a homicide.
- The victim was identified as Leah Ulbrich, age 24, of Hartford and New Britain.
- Conducted an intensive investigation into the murder of Leah Ulbrich. Numerous extensive interviews have been conducted and forensic evidence analyzed.
- Reward $50,000
- Autopsy performed at the office of The Chief Medical Examiner and was found to be a homicide
- She went to rehab for an addiction and was not communicating at the time with her family because she was getting her life together.
- New York license plate was the car
- Leah was found holding a wire object and indicated that initial DNA testing was done up to two times over a period of years.