Il DNA porta all'arresto nell'omicidio a freddo di una donna del Wisconsin di 34 anni

DNA leads to arrest in Wisconsin woman's 34-year-old cold case murder

UN Wisconsin man has been arrested in the cold case rape and murder of a 22-year-old woman 34 anni fa.

Investigators said the victim, Lisa Holstead, and the man now charged with her murder in 1986 were strangers, secondo i rapporti.

Green Bay police said Thursday Lou Archie Griffin, 65, of Racine, Wis., was linked to the killing through DNA, but did not elaborate further. A press conference is scheduled for next week.

Holstead was strangled and her body found in a marsh that is now a nature preserve. She disappeared in the middle of the night after ditching her boyfriend following an argument.

Lisa Holstead was 22 when she was strangled in Green Bay, Wis., nel 1986.

Lisa Holstead was 22 when she was strangled in Green Bay, Wis., nel 1986. (Green Bay Police Department)

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Court papers said in an interview with investigators, Griffin at first denied ever seeing or hearing of Holstead, Volpe 11 Green Bay segnalato.

When presented with the DNA evidence, Lou Griffin stated that he must have had sex with her (Holstead) but he never killed (Holstead),” the court papers say, secondo la stazione. He also said he did not remember having sex with her.

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Three months before the murder, Griffin was released from prison after serving a sentence for sexually assaulting a child, la stazione ha riferito.

WBAY-TV quoted the court papers as saying that Griffin denied killing Holstead but admitted to investigators that he was “high on cocainedrinking (alcol) that night.” He also said he was familiar with the area where she disappeared.

Mugshot for Lou Archie Griffin, 65.

Mugshot for Lou Archie Griffin, 65. (Brown County Sheriff’s Office )

Griffin was being held on $ 1 million bail.

The victim’s son, Jeremy Holstead, spoke to NBC 26 Green Bay about his emotions following the arrest. È stato 5 when she was killed.

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Sometimes I’m happy, sometimes you get a little more sad," Egli ha detto. “I don’t really know how to explain it. You don’t want to get your hopes up way too high and have them come crashing down but I mean, I feel pretty good overall about it.

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