Tag:colorado cold cases

1993 Remains of Becky Redecker Identified

The remains of Becky Redecker found in 1993 were identified in August 2020 by Douglas County investigators but her cause of death remains undetermined.

Remains Dating Back 50 Years Found in Lake County Identified

Using genetic genealogy and other investigative tools, CBI said remains found in 1970 have been identified as Gardner Paul Smith.

Charges Filed in 1996 Denver Cold Case

The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Feb. 24 a cold case arrest was made in the 1996 murder of Terri Turachak.

Dawn DeHerrera’s Cold Case, Disparities in Missing and Murdered Indigenous Reporting

Dawn DeHerrera’s case may show some of the unclear reporting in the criminal justice system lawmakers are attempting to remedy.

Colorado Cold Case Gets Arrest a Decade Later

Earlier this year, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joel Hollendorfer in connection with the decade-old cold case murder of Kara Nichols.

DNA Match Leads to Possible 2022 ID of Colorado Serial Killer

Denver Police announced a genetic identification of someone they believe may be the killer in four cold cases.

JonBenet Ramsey: The Famous Colorado Murder That Spawned a Flurry of Lawsuits

The murder of JonBenet Ramsey has been the subject of numerous TV specials, books, magazine spreads, documentaries and podcast episodes.

1988 Denver Cold Case Victim Gets ID Through Genetic Genealogy

In a three-decades-old cold case, DNA helped investigators trace Akram Bada’an’s family to Israel and get a positive ID, an important step in the resolution process for cold cases.