Cold Case Tuesday – Jeanette Smith

The Dallas Police Department continues to investigate the 1981 murder of Jeanette Smith, 22, who was shot and killed in the 2700 block of Grand Avenue on November 5, 1981. Her two-year-old child was found with her unharmed.

Ms. Smith was last seen by a family member early in the evening on November 5, 1981.

Anyone with information on the murder of Ms. Jeanette Smith is asked to contact Sergeant Jerry Girdler by email at or by phone at 214-671-3584. Please refer to case number 505970-Y.