MFFJ Curated News: Help Spread the Word About the 30-year-old Murder of Spc. Darlene Krashoc

"After a 30-year wait, investigators have pictured the face of an Army specialist’s killer.

Investigators used a process called phenotyping, relying on DNA samples obtained from the crime scene to reconstruct the likely face of the mysterious man who murdered Spc. Darlene Krashoc and dumped her body behind a Korean restaurant in Colorado Springs on St. Patrick’s Day in 1987.“These cases never die,” Colorado Springs Police Lt. Howard Black told The Colorado Springs Gazette. Krashoc was only 20 years old when someone beat her, bit her, sexually assaulted her and strangled her with a coat hanger and leather straps. She also may have been tossed from a moving vehicle, according to her autopsy. A week before her grisly murder, the Fort Carson soldier told her mom she was upset and wanted to leave the Army, though she didn’t say who or what was troubling her, The Gazette reported." READ MORE


FOX NEWS: DNA samples recreate the face of a killer 30 years later

By Fox News March 14, 2017 | 12:43pm

THE DENVER POST: Army investigators on hunt for killer decode DNA to sketch what suspect in 1987 slaying might look like Army Spc. Darlene Krashoc, 20, was found dead in the early morning hours of March 17, 1987

TRUE CRIME DAILY: Army offers $10K reward in 1987 cold-case murder of 20-year-old female soldier; DNA profile released

DAILY MAIL: New DNA technology images show murder suspect who strangled and raped a Fort Carson soldier, 20, in 1987 as police offer a $10,000 reward to try and crack the 30-year-old cold case

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