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Scottsdale PD: Woman convicted of manslaughter in the 90s still on the run

PD: Woman convicted of manslaughter on the run
Posted at 10:32 AM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 20:23:11-05

Scottsdale police are asking for the public's help in locating a 55-year-old woman who remains at large after being convicted of manslaughter. 

Police have now released an age-enhanced photo of Gloria L. Schulze who has been on the run for 24 years. 

According to police, on July 29, 1994, Schulze was driving while impaired in the area of Scottsdale Road and Shea Boulevard when she struck a vehicle head-on.

The collision killed 21-year-old Angela Maher. 

Before Schulze's trial, she fled and was found guilty in absentia. 

Angela's family says they never got closure. 

Don Maher, the victim's brother, said, "It's like a scab that never heals; a wound that never heals."

Don described his sister as being a "genuine human being" and a crusader against drunk driving. In fact, she started the Students Against Drunk Driving campaign at her high school. He says his family is still waiting for justice in his sister's death.

"As far as I'm concerned, she killed my sister," Don said. "You can call it murder, a murder with a car. She chose to drink, she chose to get behind the wheel, she chose to drive drunk. Those actions resulted in the death of my sister."

Rose Maher, Angela's mother, says she's relieved that Scottsdale Police reopened her daughter's decades-old cold case.

"I'm thrilled to death to see what they're doing now," Rose said. "It's about time that they find somebody; find her."

Schulze is described as 5 feet 5 inches with green eyes.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Schulze is asked to call Scottsdale police at 480-312-5000.

Anonymous tips can be submitted to Silent Witness by calling 480-WITNESS.