**This article is a Memorial Wiki for an unsolved murder.**
On December 9, 2016, Pesserl was found inside her burning vehicle in West Bloomfield Township on a woodsy, well-traveled path behind Pine Lake Elementary School around 1:30am on Friday. 
She died from died from one bullet to the abdomen. 
Police followed tire tracks from the crime scene to a nearby house that was slightly less than a mile from the victim's house.